Kansas City Truck Driver Fatigue Attorney Our Award-Winning Attorneys Are Ready to Help You

If you suffered a serious injury after being involved in a truck accident with a fatigued truck driver, our Kansas City truck driver fatigue accident lawyers at Presley & Presley, LLC can your recover your entitled compensation. With more than three decades of experience, we have the comprehensive knowledge of Missouri and federal trucking regulations to help you navigate through the potential complications of your case.

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How Long Can Truck Drivers Drive Per Day?

According to rules established and enforced by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), it is mandatory for truck drivers to take rest breaks. They are only allowed to drive up to 11 hours consecutively after taking 10 hours off in a row, and cannot drive beyond the 14th hour after being on duty. Truck drivers are not allowed to drive trucks for over 60 hours in one week or more than 70 hours in an eight-day span. However, not all truck drivers adhere to the rules. There are occasions when trucking companies encourage their drivers to push through the breaks in order to make a profit or meet deadlines quicker. Alas, it is mandatory for drivers to maintain a log book for every 24-hour period of service, which makes it a critical piece of evidence of truck driver negligence in a case.

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Obtain Legal Representation from Our Experienced & Skilled Firm

At Presley & Presley, LLC, our Kansas City truck driver fatigue accident attorneys can investigate your accident and collect evidence necessary to develop a strong and relentless legal strategy to obtain a settlement inside or outside the courtroom. With millions of dollars won on behalf of our clients, we are not afraid to go toe-to-toe with big companies. Contact us and request a free consultation today.

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