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Responding to a truck accident takes experience and skill

Truck accidents are frequent occurrences on Virginia roadways. Commercial trucks can often be seen carrying commercial goods from place to place. As this happens, many truck drivers rush to make their deliveries on time. This pressure can cause them to be careless with safety precautions, ignore adverse roadway and weather conditions and otherwise drive negligently. Under such conditions, it is easy for truck drivers to cause a serious accident.

Alcohol and car accidents in Virginia

Most drivers in Virginia recognize that driving is a task that requires their full and undivided attention. Additionally, it requires individuals to have the physical and mental capacity to make quick decisions and execute control. These tasks are nearly impossible when a driver is drunk. As a result, drunk drivers in Virginia can wreak havoc on roadways.

Drunk driver in Virginia hits pedestrian causing injuries

Driving a car is a tremendous responsibility. Another person's life is literally in the hands of the driver. If the driver chooses not to take this responsibility seriously, individuals can be hurt. The driver can ignore this responsibility in many ways. One of the most serious ways that a driver can fail to live up to the this responsibility is by getting behind the wheel while drunk.

Are there weight limitations for trucks on Virginia roads?

When a person is on a Virginia roadway, they may see a variety of different types of vehicles. Each of these vehicles has the right to be on Virginia roadways, in most cases. However, the state of Virginia has enacted many regulations that control what types of vehicles can be on the roadways. These regulations help to keep individuals safe from traffic accidents.