Hours-of-Service Regulations May Be Responsible For An Increase In Trucking Accidents

In response to an influx of serious accidents caused by fatigued truck drivers, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) implemented hours-of-service rules for trucking companies. We live in a society that places significant importance on material goods, and trucks often deliver those goods. The more goods delivered in a space of time, the more … Read more

Main Causes of Truck Accidents

All vehicle accidents can be catastrophic, but accidents involving large trucks (i.e. tractor-trailers, 18-wheelers, big rigs) can be especially devastating. For starters, the sheer size of a large truck increases the chance of serious injury or death in an accident. More concerning, however, is the risk of mechanical and driver error. While most truck drivers … Read more

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