Federal Motor Carrier Regulations often cited in commercial trucking crash cases
An attorney handling catastrophic commercial trucking accident cases in Georgia must have a strong grounding in the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations and how they are interpreted and applied in courts.
Following are links to some of the regulations most frequently referred to in truck accident litigation:
- Knowledge and compliance with rules required
- Knowledge and training re: regulations
- Instruction on rules
- Motor carrier to require observance of driver regulations
- Not to ''aid or abet'' violations
- Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations preempt any lower standard
- Impaired drivers of commercial trucks in interstate commerce
- Schedules to conform with speed limits.
- Equipment and inspections of commercial trucks
- Operation of large commercial trucks in hazardous weather & visibility conditions.
- Screening drivers of large commercial trucks for training, experience and safety record
- Hazards created by large commercial trucks stopped on the roadside
- Unauthorized riders in large commercial trucks
- Equipment regulations for ''big rig'' trucks
- Record keeping requirements in interstate tractor trailer crash cases
- Interstate tractor trailer trailer truck driver qualifications