Violation of Trucking Regulations
Accidents Due to Violations of National Trucking Regulations
In the United States, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) in charge of overseeing the entire trucking industry. This is mainly to ensure the safety of not only the drivers but others on the road as well.
If you have been injured due to a negligent truck driver, please contact us as soon as possible. Berthold Law Firm, PLLC and our team of Charleston truck accident attorneys can pursue a claim for compensation and hold those who were negligent responsible!
Understanding Trucking Regulations
We have numerous interstates crisscrossing West Virginia, and various drivers passing along at any given moment. There is a high probability of one or the other getting into an accident. That is why the FMCSA regulations were established. Additionally, there are now sanctions against any drivers who violate the laws.
These are some examples violations:
- Drinking and driving
- Texting while driving
- Driving while distracted
- Traffic violations
- Transporting hazardous or illegal cargo
- Failing to adjust driving to weather or road conditions
- Failing to log the amount of hours driven properly
- Exceeding the hours or numbers of miles driven in a work period
As Charleston truck accident lawyers, we know how complex truck accident cases can be. Multiple parties may be at fault for their accident, such as the trucking company who failed to issue a proper maintenance schedule for the vehicle or providing training for the driver. We can help investigate the cause of your accident and take action against anyone who may have been negligent in looking out for others’ safety.
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