Category Archives: Virginia

Horse trailer legislation

For the third year in a row, the U.S. Senate is considering legislation to make double-decker transport of horses illegal. The Horse Transportation Safety Act of 2013 bans transportation of horses in trailers with two or more levels, according to … Continue reading

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FMCSA Shuts Down 26 East Coast Bus Operations

Citing violations such as hiring drivers who hadn’t received their commercial driver’s license, and employing drivers who didn’t pass drug and alcohol tests, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration recently idled 26 bus operations that serviced passengers¬† on Interstate 95 … Continue reading

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Tractor Trailer Crash Kills Two in near Wytheville, VA

Virginia State Police are reconstructing an accident involving a tractor trailer on Interstate 81 that left two people dead on Friday, April 27. According to SWVA Today, the tractor trailer was traveling south on I-81 when its driver lost control … Continue reading

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Truck Driver Charged in Accident in Roanoke, VA

A tractor trailer crashed with a passenger car on Interstate 81 in Roanoke, VA, on Tuesday, April 24, injuring the woman driving the car. According to The Bangor Daily News, the truck driver attempted to change lanes when it struck … Continue reading

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Truck Driver Charged After Crash in Petersburg, VA

Virginia State Police charged the driver of a tractor trailer with reckless driving after his rig veered off of Interstate 85 and into a bridge overpass in Petersburg, VA, on Wednesday, April 18. According to WTVR.com, the truck was traveling … Continue reading

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11 Students Injured in Bus-Truck Collision in Richmond

A tractor trailer rear-ended a passenger van, igniting a four-vehicle crash that included a school bus on Interstate 64 in Richmond, VA, on Monday, April 2. According to the Richmond Times-Dispatch, 11 students on the bus suffered minor injuries, as … Continue reading

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Multiple-Truck Accident Kills Three near Richmond, VA

Five commercial vehicles were involved in a fatal crash in Powhatan, Va., on Monday, March 26, that left three people dead. According to TheRepublic.com, a dump truck crossed the center line of U.S. 60 in Powhatan County and collided head-on … Continue reading

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Tractor Trailer Crash Injures One in Fauquier County, VA

A man was seriously injured when a tractor trailer collided with his pickup truck near Morrisville, Va, on Friday, March 23. According to Fredricksburg.com, the driver of pickup truck was traveling north on U.S. 17 when he reportedly drifted onto … Continue reading

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Driver Charged in Tractor Trailer Rollover in Suffolk, Va.

The driver of a tractor trailer was charged with failure to obey a highway sign after his rig loaded with livestock crashed in Suffolk, Va., on Monday, Feb. 27. According to WTKR.com, the tractor trailer was traveling in a “no … Continue reading

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Tractor Trailer Kills Man Clearing Wreck Near Snowden, Va.

A man clearing a tractor trailer wreck on Virginia 130 near Snowden, Virginia, was killed when he was struck by another passing tractor trailer on Monday, Feb. 27. According to NewsAdvance.com, the owner of a local garage was helping clear … Continue reading

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