What Are the Most Common Factors in Virginia Truck Accidents?

While any vehicle accident can present difficulties in determining the cause of a crash and where liability lies, truck accidents are particularly complicated. These crashes often have contributing factors that only increase the complexities of a...

Drug Use by Commercial Truck Drivers

One of the most challenging jobs today is long-distance commercial truck driving. The job can be draining both physically and mentally, with long hours on roads and highways that go on and on for hundreds of miles. It can be a boring and lonely...

Truck Accidents Caused by Worn or Defective Truck Parts

There are several common causes of truck accidents. One of the ways the Virginia truck accident attorneys see in the cases we handle is defective truck parts. Despite the fact that truck part manufacturers have a duty of care to design and...

Critical Events and Critical Reasons in Virginia Truck Accidents

According to statistics from the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), there are approximately 450,000 police-reported truck accidents each year. In about 345,000 of these accidents, at least one victim suffers a personal injury....

Snowplow Truck Accidents in Virginia

Although Virginia winters are certainly not as harsh as other parts of the country, there are winter days where the state sees a fair amount of snow. When the white stuff starts to fall, the snowplow trucks descend on Virginia roads. And just...

Drowsy Driving a Common Factor in Truck Accidents

When keeping a tight schedule and juggling multiple job responsibilities, it is easy to get off track in terms of your sleep schedule. Unfortunately, in addition to having negative effects on your overall physical and mental health, it can also...