Norfolk Tractor-Trailer Accident Lawyer | Virginia Truck Accident Attorney

Hampton Roads is home to several extremely busy trucking centers

Norfolk International Terminal, Portsmouth International Terminal, Newport News International Terminal, as well as commercial trucking centers located in Chesapeake, Virginia Beach and other communities of Tidewater Virginia have generated an explosion of truck and tractor trailer traffic in our area; The result for Virginia drivers has been devastating.

Causes of Virginia Truck Accidents and Collisions

A tractor-trailer and other large commercial vehicles present special circumstances and the following potential causes must be carefully considered when investigating an accident:

Special Legal Knowledge of Trucking Laws and Regulations

The Virginia truck accident lawyers at our firm understand there are extensive rules and regulations unique to truck drivers and trucking companies which operate in our state. It is critical to hire a lawyer who understands these complex rules and regulations. A violation of the safety rules or regulations by a truck driver or tucking company results in a special type of liability called negligence per se.

Virginia Truck Accident Lawyers

If you were involved in a Virginia truck accident, and suspect a safety or regulation was violated by the truck, which caused your serious injury, contact us immediately for a free, no obligation consultation 877-544-5323.

Truck Accident News & Info

  • NTSB Calls for Transportation Safety Improvements

    A new wish list of safety improvements has been released by the National Transportation Safety Bureau. The list includes: an increase in collision prevention technology (like back up cameras), ending alcohol and drug impaired driving and preventing fatigued driving from both amateur and professional drivers. Drowsy driving has indeed become more and more of a Continue Reading →

  • Truck Drivers Push Tires Beyond Limits, Cause Crashes

    Many cars boast about their speed capabilities. Whether it’s reaching 60 miles per hour in under 3 seconds or top speeds of over 200 miles per hour, speed goals are thrilling for all drivers. Even if you never go above the speed limit, just knowing your car is capable of such power is exciting. Unfortunately Continue Reading →

  • New Trucker Rest Regulations Defended by Safety Chief

    Congress’s 2014 decision to mandate hours of rest for truck drivers was an unpopular one in the industry. Though the new system ensures a method to root out dangerous practices, critics have asked regulators to loosen up their rules and come up with a less strict system. The chief of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Continue Reading →

  • Drug Use in the Trucking Industry Poses Serious Risks

    We’ve all opened up the newspaper and seen terrible stories of driving while intoxicated or under the influence of drugs. What you might not know is that this reckless behavior is a problem in the trucking industry—and that there are laws meant to combat this practice. Nearly fifty percent, or one half, of truck accidents Continue Reading →

  • Virginia Tech Recruiting 250 Truckers for Federal Study

    The Virginia Tech Transportation Institution in Blacksburg, VA is looking for around 250 truck drivers for a federally-mandated study on trucking hours of service. The study will examine whether or not truck drivers have “unlimited use of the 34-hour restart provision,” or whether they are only allowed one restart per 168 hours. “Hours of service” Continue Reading →