September 14, 2016

Driver Fatigue: A Leading Cause of Truck Accidents in Delaware

Commercial vehicles account for a disproportionate amount of traffic accidents in Delaware and the size of these vehicles often contributes to very severe crashes, especially when a passenger vehicle is involved. While truck accidents can be caused by any number of factors, studies have found that a large share of these serious accidents are the result of truck driver fatigue. The link between driver fatigue and commercial truck accidents is not new, as the National Safety Council issued a report on the issue as early as 1935. Fatigue is an even greater problem today than it was nearly a century...