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What are consequences of trucker using cell behind wheel?

According to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, a commercial vehicle driver can be disqualified from driving for using a mobile device with his hands behind the wheel. Penalties can be as high as $2750 for the driver and $11,000 for the trucking company. The trucker and company also may be sued for personal injury damages.

 

Randall E. Appleton
Personal Injury & Wrongful Death Lawyer Serving Va Beach, Norfolk, Chesapeake & all of Virginia