Truck Driver Fatigue
Truck driver fatigue is a major factor in many commercial truck wrecks nationwide. In many cases, we find that Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations have been violated. If you or a loved one has been seriously injured or killed in a wreck involving a fatigued driver, we are here to help.
Truck Driver Fatigue Causes Greatly Increased Performance Errors
Fatigued driving is similar to distracted driving. Fatigued drivers may do anything necessary to stay awake over long hauls, including taking drugs or forgoing proper sleep. According to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), 13 percent of commercial motor vehicle drivers were considered to be fatigued at the time of their crash.
At The West Law Firm, our lawyers independently investigate each accident scene and examine evidence apart from insurance company and law enforcement investigations. We collaborate with accident, medical and economic experts to establish the full value of your case, and we make an in-depth analysis of every angle of every fact.
Don't sign anything from an insurance company without first speaking with one of our nationally renowned attorneys. Contact us today to speak with an attorney or schedule a free initial consultation. Call us at 405-395-4699 or toll-free at 866-682-6365.