How Can Electronic Logging Devices Prove Fault in Truck Accidents?

Electronic Logging Devices (ELDs) have become a crucial tool in the trucking industry to improve safety, compliance, and efficiency. These devices are designed to electronically record a truck driver's hours of service (HOS) and monitor various...

What Is a Truck Driver’s Log Book?

A truck driver's logbook is a standardized record-keeping system that tracks their daily activities, especially driving hours and rest periods. This logbook plays a pivotal role in ensuring truck drivers adhere to federal regulations to prevent...

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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?

Survey: Trucking Companies Struggling with New Hours of Service Change

The Federal Motor Carrier Administration (FMSCA) is the government agency that is in charge of oversight of all commercial trucking. The agency has stringent rules and regulations in place that all commercial trucking companies and drivers must...

What is the Hours of Service Rule?

International Roadcheck Postponed Due to Pandemic

Every year, the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) conducts International Roadcheck throughout North America. The event is touted as “a high-volume, high-visibility three-day enforcement initiative that highlights the importance of...

Trucking Companies Face New Electronic Hour of Service Driver Log Mandates

In December 2015, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) amended its regulations in a way that will completely transform how records of duty status (RODS) will be recorded for commercial truckers.

The new FMCSA amendment is...