Driver Fatique A Significant Factor in Truck Wrecks

April 12, 2013

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A 1995 National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) study determined that driver fatigue is a contributing factor in as many as 30-40 percent of all heavy truck crashes. An Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) survey in 1992 showed that almost 75 percent of drivers polled had violated hours of service regulations. Such evidence can prove critical in a personal injury lawsuit that involves a truck driving accident. (The Legal Examiner (Tampa, Florida); Wednesday, April 10, 2013)

FULL ARTICLE HERE: http://westvirginia.legalexaminer.com/tractor-trailer-accidents/examining-hos-regulations-in-a-driver-fatigue-case.aspx?googleid=307882

 

 

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