Should You Really be Concerned about Drowsy Driving?

Posted January 17th, 2017 by .

Categories: Auto Accidents.

Some call it driver fatigue.  And, there’s no doubt that no one wants to admit to drowsy driving.  The fact is that it is a more common occurrence than anyone can imagine.  According to a poll conducted by the National Sleep Foundation, 60 percent of drivers confirmed that they drove while feeling sleepy.  That’s just […]

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Why Do Fatal Car Accidents Continue to Rise?

Posted November 4th, 2016 by .

Categories: Auto Accidents.

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has recently released numbers on fatal auto accidents in the United States for the first half of 2016 and it doesn’t look good. What these numbers show are a disturbing trend — there was a 10.4 percent increase in 2016 over the number of fatalities during the same time […]

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Truck Driver Fatigue Accidents are on the Rise. But Why?

Posted September 23rd, 2016 by .

Categories: Auto Accidents.

When you get behind the wheel of your car, you know that you should stay alert and keep your eyes on the road. But what if you had a bad night and didn’t sleep? Coffee is doing only so much to keep you awake and you need to get to work. While driving, you can […]

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Drowsy driving may increase with suspension of trucker resting rules

Posted January 14th, 2015 by .

Categories: Auto Accidents.

It’s becoming an epidemic. Sleep deprived drivers on the road can lead to deadly consequences. Despite what the US Department of Transportation has recommended in the past, Congress had recently suspended resting rules for truckers, allowing them to stay on the road longer.  Truck drivers are now allowed to be on road for up to […]

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Fatigue Driving Can Happen to Us All

Posted June 11th, 2014 by .

Categories: Auto Accidents.

The recent news about Tracy Morgan crash has brought a lot of attention to the trucking laws throughout the United States. Although truckers are legally allowed to spend so many hours on the road without resting, many truckers ignore this rule. This can cause many accidents because of drowsy drivers, much like what happened this […]

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Driver Fatigue a Leading Cause of Truck Accidents

Posted February 20th, 2014 by .

Categories: Auto Accidents.

A recent article in The Lawyer’s LogBook magazine reported that fatigue, along with faulty brakes, is the most common cause of crashes involving semi trucks. If you’ve been injured in a truck accident, Newark attorney Anthony Carbone can gather evidence on your behalf and take aggressive action against the responsible parties. The Federal Motor Carrier […]

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Truck Driver Fatigue

Posted December 20th, 2012 by .

Categories: Auto Accidents.

Truck driver fatigue has traditionally been such a common cause of truck accidents that in 2003, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration passed strict regulations on how many consecutive hours a trucker could operate his or her vehicle. Despite these regulations, the United States Federal Transportation Board still believes that truck driver fatigue is a […]

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