Seguin Commercial Trucker Driver Fatigue
Commercial truck driver fatigue is a problem running rampant on roadways. Fatigue is the biggest problem contributing to hundreds of accidents each year. Although many regulations implemented to combat this growing problem there are still countless of accidents cause by commercial truck drivers. One of most common causes of trucking accidents is a driver falling asleep at the wheel. If you have been involved in an accident that was caused by a commercial truck driver who fell asleep at the wheel we can help you. The attorneys at Carabin & Shaw are experienced in helping the victims of commercial truck driving accidents.
Commercial truck drivers are hired to get their loads to their destination within an allotted time. Unfortunately they sometimes jeopardize their safety and the safety of other drivers in order to get to their destination. Government agencies as well as their own trucking companies regulate truck drivers. The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has established regulations for the amount of hours a truck driver can be on the road. The regulations state that drivers may drive a maximum of 11 hours after 10 consecutive hours off duty. They cannot drive beyond the 14th consecutive hour after coming on duty, following 10 consecutive hours off duty. Unfortunately these regulations but they don’t always adhere to the laws created to prevent accidents.
The attorneys at Carabin & Shaw have 22 years experience in handling personal injury and wrongful death cases in Seguin and throughout Texas. Come in for a free consultation to discuss your case with our experienced commercial trucking driver fatigue lawyer.Free consultation ▪ Se Habla Español ▪ Contact us day or night: 830.303.2288
If a fatigued commercial truck driver caused your accident and you sustained injuries or property damage contact us today via email, or by phone at 830.303.2288 day or night.