Hours of Service Violations and Catastrophic Truck Accidents

The trucking industry serves as the backbone of the economy, transporting goods across vast distances. However, this essential service comes with inherent risks, particularly when drivers exceed their allowable hours of service (HOS). Hours of...

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Common Contributors to Virginia Truck Accidents

Truck accidents are, unfortunately, very common on the roads of Virginia, and they can occur very suddenly. In many cases, drivers of smaller vehicles are left with serious injuries, but they do not know how the truck accident happened, making it...

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How Common Is Truck Driver Fatigue in Virginia Truck Accidents?

Americans are tired. Most of us can admit that we do not get enough hours of sleep every night. In fact, according to studies conducted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), more than one-third of all adults do not get enough...

What Are the Psychological Effects of a Virginia Commercial Truck Accident?

Drowsy Driving a Leading Factor in Virginia Truck Accidents

Most of us occasionally suffer the effects of insomnia. If you have to go to work the next day, not getting enough sleep can have a definite impact on your job performance and productivity. For truck drivers, in particular, a lack of rest and a...

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...

What Regulation Violations Cause Most Virginia Beach Truck Accidents?

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....

What Are the Psychological Effects of a Virginia Commercial Truck Accident?

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...

What Are the Psychological Effects of a Virginia Commercial Truck Accident?

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...