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...

Truck Crashes: More Stopping Distance Needed to Avoid Disaster

In order to operate a semi-truck or tractor-trailer, the driver must have a commercial driver’s license (CDL). This is because driving these vehicles are much more difficult than operating a passenger vehicle. Turning, maneuvering, parking, 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...

Are Older Truck Drivers Causing the Increase in Truck Accidents?

According to national statistics, about 70 percent of all merchandise and goods that are sold in this country are transported by commercial trucks. Unfortunately, there is a national truck driver shortage, and this has led to a large number of...