Injuries Pile Up in Chain-Reaction Crash Following Tractor-Trailer Wreck on I-64

Police did not specify how serious the injuries suffered in the collisions at interstate milepost 238 near Williamsburg were.

February 13, 2012  Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , ,   Posted in: Virginia (VA) Trucking Injury/Accidents Topics  No Comments

Tolls Approved for Virginia Portion of I-95

The move is expected to generate monies to fund safety projects on a highway that has seen a number of serious truck crashes.

September 21, 2011  Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,   Posted in: Virginia (VA) Trucking Injury/Accidents Topics  No Comments

Truck Crash in Loudoun County, VA Causes Serious Injury and Loss of Life

The at-fault driver was reportedly operating her vehicle erratically before slamming head-on into another pickup truck.

September 3, 2011  Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , ,   Posted in: Virginia (VA) Trucking Injury/Accidents Topics  No Comments

Truckers Issue Safety Tips for Labor Day Weekend

The advice comes against a backdrop of an increase in road deaths in Virginia.

September 3, 2011  Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,   Posted in: National Trucking Accident/Injury Topics, Virginia (VA) Trucking Injury/Accidents Topics  No Comments

Roadside Tractor-Trailer, Bus Safety Inspections Save Lives

Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration data show that the rate of fatal crashes per 100 million miles traveled by large trucks and buses have fallen consistently from 3.82 in 2008 to 1.17 in 2010.

August 31, 2011  Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,   Posted in: National Trucking Accident/Injury Topics, Virginia (VA) Trucking Injury/Accidents Topics  No Comments

Truck Drivers Must Perform Pretrip Safety Inspections, a Virginia Truck Accident Attorney Explains

Failing to identify and fix broken or malfunctioning parts on vehicles ranging from tractor-trailers and oil tankers to tour buses puts truckers and everyone else on the road at risk for injuries and death.

July 29, 2011  Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,   Posted in: Virginia (VA) Trucking Injury/Accidents Topics  No Comments

Safety Fears Prompt Dodge Ram Pickup Truck Recall

News of this recall comes just days after a fire in an SUV that killed a sailor in Norfolk, Virginia (VA).

July 14, 2011  Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,   Posted in: Virginia (VA) Trucking Injury/Accidents Topics  No Comments

Reducing Truckers’ Drive Time, Shift Hours Can Protect Them and Others

Requiring more rest for truckers has worked to decrease the number of accidents caused by drowsy truckers. Nationwide statistics cited by the Wall Street Journal indicate that deaths in highway crashes involving large trucks dropped by more than 2,000 from 2007 to 2009.

July 8, 2011  Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,   Posted in: National Trucking Accident/Injury Topics  No Comments

Top Ten Safe Summer Driving Tips From Commercial Truck Drivers

Maintaining a constant speed can reduce fuel costs by 30 percent and give you more time to react to changing road conditions and mistakes by other motorists.

July 1, 2011  Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,   Posted in: Virginia (VA) Trucking Injury/Accidents Topics  No Comments

Tractor Trailers Cause Safety Concerns on Va. 56

By John Cooper, VA Truck Wreck Lawyer Tractor trailers and 18-wheelers are causing major safety concerns along the mountainous Va. 56 road that makes its way through the villages of Vesuvius and Montebello. The road is winding and features sharp curves so large trucks routinely get stuck when trying to maneuver, or get involved in [...]

March 23, 2011  Tags: , , , , , , , , , , ,   Posted in: Virginia (VA) Trucking Injury/Accidents Topics  No Comments


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