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Toronto Drowsy Driving Accident Lawyer

Truck Accident Lawyers with 75+ Years of Combined Skill

If you were injured by a fatigued or drowsy truck driver, seek legal counsel immediately.

You may be eligible to receive monetary compensation for your injuries from a third party, which may include the truck driver or even the trucking company for potentially violating trucking regulations.

Our team of experienced Toronto truck accident lawyers at JEWELL RADIMISIS JORGE LL.P. is ready to put our over 75 years of Collective experience to work for you.

As your dedicated truck accident injury advocates, we offer:

  • Individualized services and personal attention
  • Emergency hotline open 24/7
  • Contingency fee promise – no recovery, no fee!
  • Our seasoned trial skills
  • Evening and weekend appointments

Call us today (800) 715-1082 or contact our firm online to schedule your complimentary case evaluation. We will travel directly to you.

How Long Can a Trucker Drive Before a Rest Break?

Commercial truck drivers must take regular rest intervals in order to maintain their ability to drive safely. The national guidelines established for drivers are known as the hours of service standards, and they are very important because they serve to protect other drivers on the road.

While a truck driver can spend many hours per week behind the wheel, overstepping the carefully designed guidelines established by the government is illegal and dangerous to others.

Hours of service standards found in the Commercial Vehicle Drivers Hours of Service Regulations include the following:

  • Truck drivers may operate their vehicles for up to 13 hours per 14-hour workday
  • Truck drivers must observe 10 hours off duty
  • After a truck driver has reached his or her limit, they may resume driving after a 36-hour period of rest

By failing to observe these guidelines, drivers inhibit their own ability to drive safely. Fatigued driving is extremely dangerous and may result in:

  • Impaired judgment
  • Blurred vision
  • Lack of focus
  • Irritability resulting in aggressive driving
  • A slower reaction time

In fact, studies have shown that the risks associated with drowsy driving are comparable to the risks posed by driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol.

Request a Free, No-Obligation Case Evaluation

JEWELL RADIMISIS JORGE LL.P. has a personal injury team that you can trust. If you or someone you love has been injured in an accident involving a commercial truck, talk to our Toronto truck accident lawyers.

We are prepared to stand up for you and to protect your rights. Our firm is 100 percent committed to the best interests of our clients. When it comes to protecting your future, we refuse to back down.

Call our Toronto office and schedule your complimentary case evaluation with our Toronto drowsy driving accident lawyer today.

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