Inadequate Driver Training and Virginia Truck Accidents

Commercial truck drivers are required to go through extensive training courses in order to earn a commercial driver’s license (CDL), which they need to have to drive commercial vehicles. But each year, almost 5,000 people are killed in...

Shocking Results of Study: 30K Commercial Truck Drivers Would Fail Drug Testing

Over the past several years, the number of commercial truck accidents has continued to increase. There is serious concern about whether or not drug use among truck drivers is one of the causes of these increases. A recent survey conducted by the...

Common Injuries Caused by Truck Accidents

The massive force behind the impact of a trucking accident is much more deadly than crashes with passenger vehicles. The injuries sustained in crashes with commercial trucks are often catastrophic and are responsible for more than 4,500 deaths...

DOT Announces FMCSA Audit on Truck Driver Medical Certification Process

Citing a spike in fatal truck accidents, the U.S. Department of Transportation Inspector General is conducting an audit of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s (FMCSA) medical certificate program. According to national statistics,...

Truck Accidents Caused by Speeding: Catastrophic and Fatal

Over the past several years, there has been an increase each year in the number of fatal truck accidents that occur. According to the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB), one of the most critical reasons for this increase is due to rising...

Do Federal Regulations Protect Commuters from Truck Driver Fatigue?

One of the duties of a long-distance truck driver’s job is the number of hours that they are required to spend on the road. Although the federal government has set strict rules to those numbers, the issue of truck driver fatigue is a serious...