There may be no more traumatic experience than losing a loved one in an accident. In the span of that one event, your entire life can be turned upside down. At such a difficult time, the last thing you may be thinking of is money.
Mandated rest breaks after 10 consecutive driving hours. Additional driving tests for Hazmat haulers. Physical exams and mandated drug testing. Specific rules for securing cargo.
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, or FMCSA, is tasked with implementing hours-of-service and other safety regulations for the trucking industry. However, such regulations are complex; many with allowable exemptions.