Of all the regulations pertaining to the trucking industry, Hours of Service regulations are designed to keep truck drivers and all others on the road free from significant harm. It prevents fatigued driving and allows truck drivers to receive the proper rest they need to continue working. It’s imperative to understand the Hours of Service regulations.
While we’d like to think that truck drivers follow these rules, there are many situations in which regulations are ignored with the interest of profit in mind. As such, our Detroit trucking accident lawyers at Goodman Acker work to prove how ignoring the Hours of Service regulations is an act of negligence and the responsible party can be held liable when a crash and subsequent injuries occur.
Call our firm today at (248) 286-8100 if you’ve been injured in a truck accident.