truck driver fatigue

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...

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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...