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Truck Accident Lawyers in Socorro, NM

The Caruso Law Offices: Experienced Truck Accident Attorneys in Socorro, NM

For more than three decades, the accomplished truck accident attorneys at the Caruso Law Offices in Socorro, NM have protected our community from trucking companies that are responsible for accidents in and around Socorro County, New Mexico.

With just under 9,000 residents calling our beautiful city home, it is important that someone is representing their best interests after a truck accident. Our law firm only handles truck accident cases, and in the more than 35 years we have been practicing law, our attorneys have secured over $200 million in verdicts and settlements for our clients. We can help you and your family pursue the best financial recovery options available for your case, too.

Large Employers in Socorro, NM Lead to Increased Truck Traffic

The nature of the economic revenue stream in Socorro, NM depends heavily on truck traffic. Mining is a large part of our city’s success and employment, allowing our community to thrive financially. Unfortunately, these companies also lead to increased truck traffic in the area, which subsequently increases the accident injury rate.

According to the Socorro County Chamber of Commerce, major employers in Socorro, NM include:

In addition, tourism plays a key role in the Socorro, NM economy, including exceptional parks, sites, and exploratory options for visitors and residents.

These popular tourist attractions include:

Semi-Truck Traffic Statistics and Facts in Socorro, NM and Nationwide

Our dependency on truck traffic is not unlike other cities in our state, or throughout the United States.

According to the Federal Highway Administration’s the latest statistics:

  • Over 11 million semi-trucks are registered in the U.S., by individuals or companies
  • Semi-trucks transferred 14,547 million tons of freight last year, accounting for 73% of all cargo transported throughout the country
  • Semi-trucks can carry up to 80,000 pounds each, including the truck and trailer’s contents when filled

The U.S. Department of Transportation, and the Bureau of Transportation Statistics lists the most commonly transported goods as:

  • Crude petroleum
  • Cereal grains
  • Coal
  • Electronics
  • Fuel oils
  • Foodstuffs
  • Gravel
  • Gasoline
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing products
  • Machinery
  • Motorized vehicles
  • Mixed freight
  • Nonmetal mineral products
  • Natural gas, coke, and asphalt
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Waste/scrap

The Bureau’s records reflect that New Mexico alone accounts for the following freight shipments annually:

  • Value ($ millions): 48,793
  • Tons (thousands): 48,681
  • Ton-miles (millions) 7,472

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration reports that while semi-trucks comprise only 15% of the total commercial trucks in the U.S., they account for over 42% of all miles covered by those vehicles.

The FMCSA adds:

  • Semi-truck drivers collectively travel approximate 140 billion miles per year
    • Single drivers accumulate an average of 45,000 miles each annually
    • Long-haul truckers account for 100,000 miles each annually

It is impossible to dispute the importance of truck traffic in New Mexico and throughout the country, which is why the Caruso Law Offices work so hard to ensure the drivers and companies who operate these large vehicles do so responsibly, and within the law’s that dictate their use. When these laws are violated, or negligence plays a role in a truck accident in Socorro, NM, our attorneys provide unmatched legal representation to those who are injured. Our success rate is unrivaled in the state, and our financial recovery data continues to grow, assisting injured parties, and their families for as long as they need the assistance. We can help you recover fully, too.

Contact Our Truck Accident Attorneys in Socorro, NM Today for a Free Consultation

If you have been involved in a truck accident in Socorro, NM, do not speak to anyone from the trucking company, their insurance provider, or legal representatives without calling the Caruso Law Offices first at (505) 369-1495.  Our successful truck accident attorneys will take the lead in pursuing the driver, the trucking company, or another responsible party for their negligence, getting the results you need to heal. We are available now to schedule a free, no-obligation consultation to help you understand the legal details of pursuing a case today. Call us now to find out how we can build a successful case on your behalf.

Directions to Caruso Law Offices, PC Truck Accident Law Firm, 1005 21st St. SE, Suite 11,Rio Rancho, NM 87124, United States from Socorro, NM

These directions are from Google Maps starting from:
Socorro, NM
Total Est. Time: 1 h 29 min
Total Est. Distance: 93.6 miles

  • Get on I-25 N
  • Head west on Abeyta Ave towards California St
  • Turn right at the 1st cross street onto California St
  • Pass by Subway Restaurants (on the right in 0.5 mi)
  • Keep left at the fork, follow signs for N 25 and merge onto I-25 N
  • Follow I-25 N to Eagle Ranch Rd NW in Albuquerque
  • Merge onto I-25 N
  • Use the right 2 lanes to take exit 232 for NM-423 towards Paseo del Norte
  • Keep left and merge onto NM-423 W/Paseo Del Norte Blvd NE
  • Continue onto Paseo Del Norte NW
  • Follow Paradise Blvd NW and Unser Blvd NW to 21st St SE in Rio Rancho
  • Turn right onto Eagle Ranch Rd NW
  • Use the left 2 lanes to turn left onto Paradise Blvd NW
  • Turn right onto Unser Blvd NW
  • Turn right onto Southern Blvd SE
  • Turn right onto 21st St SE

Destination will be on the right

Call us today +1 505-369-1495

We are located at:
Caruso Law Offices, PC
1005 21st St. SE, Suite 11, Rio Rancho, NM 87124, United States

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