Papantonio: Death On The Highway Increases From Trucking Disasters – America’s Lawyer


Nearly 4,000 Americans die in large truck crashes each year, and driver fatigue is a leading factor

  • In 2013, more than 700 commercial drivers died on the job


  • Nearly 50 per cent of truckers interviewed as part of a federal study said they had dozed off behind the wheel

  • A recently proposed change to federal regulations would let drivers put in as many as 82 hours a week on the road

  • By Snejana Farberov for MailOnline and Associated Press Reporter

    Published: 12:26 EDT, 30 September 2014 | Updated: 21:37 EDT, 30 September 2014





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