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Va-NC Trucking Accident Injury Attorney: Driver Fatigue and Hours of Service Regs

www.HSinjurylaw.com Va-NC Trucking Accident Injury Attorney: Driver Fatigue and Hours of Service Regs Fatigue -- drivers falling asleep at the wheel -- caused 75 percent of big rig accidents analyzed in a federal study even though national rules limit the hours commercial truck drivers who cross state lines can operate tractor-trailers, 18-wheelers, semis, tanker trucks or tour buses. An experienced Virginia (VA), North Carolina (NC) and South Carolina (SC) trucking accident injury attorney discusses those regulations, how some truck drivers alter their driving logs to hide how long they spend on the highway and why trucking companies can be held liable for injuries and death caused by fatigued drivers. Lawyers with our personal injury law firm can help you of you were injured in a big rig wreck caused by a sleeping or fatigued truck driver on I-64, I-75, I-77, I-81, I-95, Route 1, Route 13, Route 17, Route 58 or Route 460. We hold licenses to represent accident and wrongful death accident victims in VA, NC, SC, West Virginia (WV), Kentucky (KY), Florida (FL) and Washington, DC.
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