Truck Accident Lawyers


Do Truck Rules and Regulations Apply to my Case?

Those not familiar with the trucking industry do not normally realize the extent of the regulations that govern the operation of tractor-trailers. Whether they are referred to as DOT rules and regulations, or the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations, they must be followed by companies and drivers. Some of the following important issues that arise in tractor trailer accident cases are driving over the allowed hours of service or allowing an unqualified driver to operate a truck. Other important federal regulations that are frequently found in truck accident cases can be found by clicking here.

• Pre-Employment Screening of Drivers – 49 CFR § 391

• Driver Qualification & Driver Standards – 49 CFR §§ 383 & 391

• Lease Regulations – 49 CFR § 376

• Disqualification of drivers for serious traffic violations – 49 CFR § 383.51

• Inspection, maintenance, and repair of motor vehicles – 49 CFR § 396.3

• Driving while ill or fatigued – 49 CFR § 392.3

• Hours of Service Regulations governing the hours a driver can operate a vehicle – 49 CFR § 395

• Maintaining log books of drivers – 49 CFR § 395.8

• Alcohol and Controlled Substance Testing – 49 CFR § 382

Our understanding of these regulations and experience as tractor-trailer accident lawyers provide us with the background to protect your interests. Our understanding of these regulations and experience as tractor-trailer accident lawyers provide us with the background to protect your interests. We have handled tractor-trailer accident cases in various states including Missouri, Illinois, Indiana, Florida, and New Mexico. These cases have involved serious injuries and death. A sample of the commercial carriers we have experience with through claims and litigation includes, but is not limited t Excel Express, Rush Trucking, C.R. England, Boss Logistics, Roadway Express, Inc., Crete Carrier Trucking, Powerline Freight Systems, Inc., Morningstar Transportation, R&A Carriers, Inc., HVH Transportation, Inc., Coca-Cola Enterprises, Inc., Cox Transfer, Inc., Timberline Transport, JKX Inc., Brass Leasing, Inc., and Greyhound Lines.






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