Albuquerque Truck Accident Lawyer Offers Insight on Negligence of a Truck Driver

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When one becomes injured in truck accident cases caused by the negligence of a truck driver there are many challenges victims often face. Learn here.

/PressCable/ — Prior to becoming a certified driver of any commercial vehicle, there is rigorous testing and training that one must undergo to ensure that they are equipped with the right knowledge to safely operate a large vehicle. After they have passed all required tests, they must then adhere to rules and regulations outlined by agencies such as the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration including maintaining the proper registrations and following Hours of Service Regulations.Source: FMCSA “Do I Need a USDOT Number?”Companies that operate commercial vehicles transporting passengers or hauling cargo in interstate commerce must be registered with the FMCSA and must have a USDOT Number. Also, commercial intrastate hazardous materials carriers who haul quantities requiring a safety permit must register for a USDOT Number.To read further about USDOT Numbers, please visit Source: FMCSA “Hours of Service”Most drivers must follow the HOS Regulations if they drive a commercial motor vehicle, or CMV.To read further about the Hours of Service regulations, please visit The Albuquerque 18 wheeler collision lawyers of the Fadduol, Cluff & Hardy law firm say that unfortunately there are many cases where truck drivers and trucking companies fail to comply with required rules of safety after the proper licensing has been obtained. Whether not performing timely vehicle maintenance or driving excessive hours to meet tight deadlines, thousands of negligent truck drivers haul freight across the country each year, putting the lives of many at risk. When one becomes injured in truck accident cases caused by the negligence of a truck driver there are many challenges victims often face. These include:• Truck drivers denying the facts of what occurred in an accident• Truck drivers attempting to hide alcohol consumption or drug use in the short-term prior to an accident• Truck drivers leaving the scene of an accident• Truck drivers or companies attempting to hide or doctor records about vehicle maintenance or hours drivenThe Fadduol, Cluff & Hardy personal injury lawyers are available to help individuals who have been hurt in a truck accident in Albuquerque who don't have the resources to handle these and other challenges on their own. The firm can assist with investigations needed to prove the negligence of truck drivers and trucking companies who may be liable for related damages victims or their families incur. Those who need help understanding their legal options in these matters can contact the law firm today for a free case evaluation.


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Organization: Fadduol, Cluff, & Hardy
Address: Albuquerque, New Mexico 1020 Lomas Blvd., NW
Phone: 505-243-3588

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