New Technology Could Reduce Number of Fatigued Truck Drivers on Roads

Some of the most catastrophic crashes that occur on Virginia’s roads involve large commercial trucks. The enormous size and massive weight of these vehicles often cause horrendous damage to smaller vehicles and devastating injuries to the...

Is There an Increased Risk of Fatigued Truck Driver Crashes Due to Pandemic Demands?

Many drivers find driving alongside a huge tractor-trailer or other type of commercial truck very intimidating. It can even be frightening sometimes. A crash involving a truck is almost always catastrophic because of its massive size and weight....

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...

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...