Big Rig Driver Sought in Hit and Run in North Carolina

Police in Henderson NC are searching for a tractor trailer driver who slammed into a person in a wheelchair, killing him. The truck driver fled the scene.

The crash occurred on Oct. 22 at 9 PM, at East Andrews Ave and US 1 in Henderson. Police...

Critics Wary of New Laws That Would Allow Bigger Trucks

A highway bill in the US Congress that could pass soon would enact new federal standards that would let tractor trailers to be bigger than ever.

The length of the new double trailers, which now stands at 28 feet, could be increased to 33 feet....

Tractor Trailer Driver in WV Cited for Leaving Accident Scene

A tractor trailer driver in West Virginia was cited this week for leaving the scene of an accident that left the woman driver with minor injuries and a severely damaged vehicle.

The wreck happened at 11 AM in Marion County WV on I-79. State...

Scared of Truck Crashes? Remember These Safety Tips

In Georgia, the state started to cut back on big rig inspections a few years ago, which led to tractor trailer crashes occurring more often. Some of those crashes involved passenger cars, with predictable results: serious injuries and deaths in...

Some Legislators Want Automatic Brakes on Big Rigs

More legislators across the US are demanding that tractor trailers be equipped with automatic braking systems to prevent fatal crashes. US Representative Hank Johnson (R-GA) recently introduced the Safe Roads Act of 2015. If it passes, it would...

Lawsuit Filed in West Virginia for Fatal Truck Crash

A tractor trailer driver in West Virginia lost control of his rig last June on a wet road and crashed into a bridge support, killing himself and his wife. A passenger in the truck, the sister of the wife, was severely injured and has filed a...

FMCSA Delays Pending Trucking Regulations

By Richard Shapiro, Virginia Trucking Accident Attorney

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA)  will be delaying several pending trucking regulations, but they will be published before the end of...