In an attempt to assure packages are delivered on time or, even early, many trucking companies will schedule their drivers to drive for a good number of hours at a time. However, this sort of behavior puts the public in danger as America’s roads become populated by truck drivers too sleepy or too ill-prepared to be driving safely. The sheer weight and power that comes with large commercial vehicles makes this lack of safe driving a danger to everyone on the road.
If a trucking company has improperly or over scheduled a trucker and an accident harmed you as a result, you should seek to hold them accountable for their reckless behavior. Contact a Green Bay hours of service violations attorney of Habush Habush & Rottier S.C. today at 800-242-2874 to learn about what legal options may be available to you.
Unfortunately, even though there are strict rules of service regulations that are meant to prevent trucking companies from over scheduling their drivers, many trucking companies will ignore those regulations in an attempt to get cargo delivered as fast as possible. The regulations that trucking companies are supposed to follow are:
It is important that truck drivers get rest, for both their own health and for the safety of every driver on the road. A company that disregards these regulations is putting everyone on the road behind their own business concerns and is acting negligently.
If you have been injured because a trucking company violated federal hours of service regulations, you should not have to pay for your medical or repair bills alone. Contact a Green Bay hours of service violations lawyer of Habush Habush & Rottier S.C. today at 800-242-2874 to see how we can help.