The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) enforces federal trucking rules and regulations1. These regulations are meant to protect motorists and reduce accidents. Unfortunately, FMCSA violations can lead to catastrophic injury or death. If you believe an FMCSA violation caused your accident, speak with a Denver truck accident lawyer from Dormer Harpring. Our attorneys can help you determine whether a trucking violation led to your accident.
Federal trucking regulations pertain to everything from truck drivers and trucks to the companies that employ truckers. While some of these rules are very detailed, they all share some common goals. These goals include:
When any commercial driver or motor carrier violates FMCSA trucking regulations, there’s a far greater risk that truck accidents will happen.
Some of the federal trucking regulations the FMCSA enforces2 include rules about:
FMCSA regulations also cover commercial vehicles. These rules promote stability and reduce the risk and impact of truck accidents:
This set of FMCSA regulations explains the rules that trucking companies have to follow. They cover various complex issues, such as, but not limited to:
When a commercial driver or motor carrier violates FMCSA trucking regulations, a truck accident can happen. Truck accident cases can be complex because more than one party can be liable for the accident.
A Denver truck accident lawyer from our firm can help you understand whether a violation led to your truck accident. We can also help you determine liable parties. We are ready to provide you with personal attention and compassionate support as we help you:
If you have been hurt in a truck accident, or if you have lost a loved one to a fatal truck crash, contact a truck and car accident lawyer.
At Dormer Harpring, we care about more than just winning settlements. We care about your recovery, and we care about your future. Our lawyers are happy to discuss your recovery options with you. Call us at (303) 747-4404 or fill out our online contact form for honest advice about your potential case.
1: A complete electronic guide to FMCSA regulations for commercial drivers and motor carriers
2: FMCSA regulations and resources for drivers