Big Rig/Commercial Vehicle Accidents
According to the California Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV), commercial vehicles are "used or maintained for the transportation of persons for hire, compensation, or profit." Examples of commercial vehicles in North San Diego County include:
- Buses - when used to transport people for hire
- "For hire" vehicles - taxis, limos and ambulances
- Motor trucks - used to transport property
- Multipurpose vehicles
- Tow trucks
- Truck tractors
- Water-well drilling rigs
If you have suffered an injury as a result of a commercial vehicle accident, contact our North County Legal Center
today at 619-564-4455. We are North San Diego County truck and car accident attorneys with a proven record of success in helping those who suffer from a serious injury, to receive the necessary medical attention, care and treatment you need, in addition to compensation for future care you may require.
As a family owned and operated North County Personal Injury and Accident Law Firm, North County Legal Center is conveniently located in Carlsbad, Mission Valley and Chula Vista.
FAQ's About Big Rig/Commercial Vehicle Accidents
Q: What are the FMCSA Hours of Service (HOS) regulations in North County?
A: These are strict regulations that dictate how long the drivers of passenger-carrying vehicles and property-carrying vehicles may drive without a rest or "off-duty" time. The regulations are specific and must be adhered to, ensuring both public and driver safety.