Truck transport across Victoria is on the rise. Even with increased safety mechanisms introduced into the trucking industry, we continue to see significant road accidents involving trucks.
Trucks are registered vehicles and therefore, any person injured in a road accident involving a truck, either the driver or passengers (or pedestrians), is entitled to lodge a claim for compensation.
The law can be different for people who are injured in a motor vehicle accident while they are in the course of their employment. Because the law in this area is complex, you should get legal advice about your entitlements immediately.
Find out about what benefits you are entitled to if injured in a truck accident in Victoria.