Toledo Truck Accident Lawyer Explains Proposed Regulation
One of the leading causes of truck accident injuries in Toledo, Ohio is driver fatigue. Federal Regulations (contained in the Code of Federal Regulations or the CFR) limit the continuous amount of time a driver can stay on the road. However, despite these regulations, trucking companies seeking to maximize profits often push drivers to meet unrealistic goals. A newly proposed Federal regulation would make this harder, requiring all commercial vehicles to be fitted with tracking devices. These devices would allow the Federal Government to monitor commercial drivers, ensuring that they abide by limitations regarding continuous driving. Read the entire story from The Toledo Blade here.
Dennis E. Sawan is an Ohio Personal Injury and Truck Accident Attorney licensed to practice law in the State of Ohio. If you would like to speak further about your specific legal matter, call The Law Office of Dennis E. Sawan today at 567-343-5662 to schedule a free consultation.