Tracy Morgan Trucking Accident Caused by Driver Fatigue

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Tracy Morgan, a renowned comedian from Saturday Night Live and 30 Rock, was seriously injured last weekend when a semi-tractor trailer struck the limo bus he was riding in. News reports state that the driver had not slept in 24 hours in violation of federal regulations. The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (“FMCSA”) requires that truckers strictly comply with rules designed to make sure truck drivers get enough rest. They must keep records of their hours of service in log books to show that they are complying with the law. The log books the truck driver kept will be central to the criminal investigation and any trucking accident lawsuit related to the accident. 30-40% of trucking accidents are caused by driver fatigue because of a lack of sleep or rest, and the results of a trucking accident can be catastrophic. Our firm has plenty of experience handling trucking accident cases and dealing with Federal and state regulations related to proper record keeping and traffic regulations unique to trucking. If you are looking for a lawyer to represent you in a trucking accident, be sure to ask him or her about their experience handling these types of claims.

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