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Six Injured In Truck Accident

Six Missourians were injured when a large truck ran them off the roadway on October 31, 2011 at 2:00pm. The Carroll County Missouri truck accident occurred on U.S. Highway 65 at Route M.

The Carroll County Missouri truck accident began as Iowa truck driver James W. Tucker drove a 2005 Freightliner on northbound US-65. Tucker overtook a 1998 Dodge driven by Jason M. Hartwig of Hale, Missouri. The Freightliner crashed into the driver’s side of the Dodge. The Dodge was totaled in the Missouri truck accident.

Two adults and four children were injured in the accident: Jason M. Hartwig, 34, Dottie E. Boatman, 29, Gavin R. Boatman, 5, Ruger Perkins, 4, Colby M. Hartwig, 1, and an infant named Kinley Brown suffered moderate to minor injuries. All of the injured occupants were taken to Carroll County Memorial Hospital by Carroll County EMS.

Unsafe truck driving endangers the public. There are more than 3,000 large trucks involved in fatal car accidents each year. Even more large trucks cause accidents that result in serious physical injury and property damage. Confronted with the damage caused by Missouri truck accidents, the federal government established an agency that focused on improving motor carrier safety.

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) is the segment of the United States Department of Transportation. The FMCSA promulgates the rules and regulations that govern the trucking industry to preserve the safety of America’s public roadways. A number of FMCSA specifically apply to truck drivers. The FMCSA requires that truck drivers regularly inspect their commercial motor vehicles to prevent truck accidents caused by defective parts. Truck drivers may only drive a certain number of consecutive hours to prevent drowsy driving accidents. The FMCSA’s regulations are carefully crafted to preserve the public safety.

If truck driver causes a Missouri truck accident by violating a FMCSA safety regulation, the truck accident victim may use the violation to show that the truck driver negligently cause the accident. FMCSA regulation violations may be used to show negligence if the regulation was designed to prevent the type of harm that the truck accident victim suffered. Truck accident victims should obtain the services of an experienced Missouri truck accident attorney. Experienced truck accident attorneys have to knowledge to advise truck accident victims about the effect of FMCSA regulations on their case.

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