Family Fights for New Truck Law Following Fatal Crash

One Texas family is taking the pain from tragedy and fighting for lawmakers in Washington DC to pass a law that would require owners of tractor-trailers and other large trucks to take the measures to increase vehicle visibility.

In October 2018,...

How to Avoid Becoming a Victim of a Virginia Truck Accident

According to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), there are more than 13 million large trucks and buses on the nation’s roads. Statistics also reveal that these numbers continue to increase every year. Although more trucks...

The Dangers of Trucks with Overweight or Unsecured Loads

When most people think of truck accidents, they imagine a horrific scene of a huge tractor-trailer having slammed into a much smaller passenger vehicle. But the truth is that a truck does not even have to actually hit another vehicle in order for...

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...