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Truck Driver Fatigue, Sleep Apnea, and Catastrophic Truck Accidents

The number of truck accidents caused by truck driver fatigue continues to increase each year. Many of the cases our Virginia Beach truck accident attorneys handle involve truck driver fatigue. Multiple studies have found that many truck drivers...

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...

Accidents Involving Trucks Carrying Hazardous Materials

Trucking Industry Regulations That Can Affect a Personal Injury Claim

The trucking industry is heavily regulated to ensure the safety of drivers, passengers, and other road users. These regulations play a significant role in personal injury claims involving truck accidents.

If you have been injured in a truck...

The Very Real Dangers of Truck Driver Fatigue and its Role in Virginia Trucking Accidents

Truck driver fatigue is a significant concern in the transportation industry. Fatigue among truck drivers can have severe consequences, leading to accidents, injuries, and even fatalities. Truck drivers often face demanding schedules, long hours...

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Truck Drivers’ Fatigue and Regulations That Protect Other Road Users

A driver staying up for long periods of time while driving, or otherwise being distracted when driving, is a recipe for disaster in a small passenger vehicle and can be compounded if the distracted or fatigued driver is in a semi-truck. Due to...

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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...

Proving Liability in a Virginia Truck Accident Case

Not every personal injury attorney has the experience and/or legal expertise to successfully represent truck accident victims. Truck accident lawsuits are often more complex than other types of vehicle accident cases and require the skill of an...

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...