Cary, NC

The town of Cary is located in central North Carolina in the suburbs of Raleigh and has a population of approximately 136,000 making it the seventh largest town in North Carolina. Cary is home to Miller-Motte Technical College: Cary. The main trucking route running through Cary is Interstate 40. I-40 is the third longest east-west highway in the United States, running from California to Wilmington, North Carolina. In North Carolina, I-40 travels through Asheville, Morganton, Statesville, Greensboro, Cary, Raleigh and Wallace and ends in Wilmington. Raleigh-Durham International Airport provides air services to Cary.

Recent Truck Accidents in the Area

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North Carolina Law

Interstate trucking companies are governed by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations (“FMCSR”), including trucking operations, driver qualifications, hours of service, maintenance of equipment, insurance, and alcohol and drug testing. North Carolina also has state specific regulations governing intrastate trucking companies. Intrastate trucking companies pick up and deliver loads only in the State of North Carolina and do not cross state lines. The North Carolina Department of Transportation, Division of Motor Vehicles has adopted many of the federal regulations as also being applicable to intrastate trucking companies. Under North Carolina law, intrastate trucking companies must have minimum liability insurance coverage in the amount of $750,000. Motor carriers of household goods and passengers are regulated by the North Carolina Utilities Commission. Motor carriers of general cargo are regulated by the International Registration Plan Unit. North Carolina has special exemptions for recreational vehicles, military equipment, fire and emergency vehicles and certain farm vehicles.

Contact Us

If you or a loved one has been a victim of a trucking accident, you should contact a trucking attorney at Fried Rogers Goldberg LLC as soon as possible to make sure that evidence is preserved and not destroyed by the trucking company. You can contact us by calling 877-591-1801 or clicking here to email us.

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