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August 2015 Archives

What regulations govern Virginia truck drivers?

Truck drivers are subject to numerous laws and regulations. Federal regulations enforced by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration and the U.S. Department of Transportation, as well as Virginia state laws, require safe practices with the goal of preventing truck accidents. These laws cover everything from how long a driver may drive before stopping to rest, to how a driver carries hazardous waste.

Virginia attorneys for victims of fireworks injuries

Summer is a time for getting outdoors and enjoying the nice Virginia weather with friends and family. Often this means time at the pool, cookouts and other celebrations. These should be fun, joyous experiences, but, as this blog reported in a previous post, there can be dangers associated with pool use and pool-goers should be aware of essential safety measures.

Virginia pedestrian struck in hit-and-run accident

The Northern Virginia region can be fraught with traffic snarls. From commuters trying to get into Washington, D.C. to tourists visiting the region, there is often no shortage of traffic concerns. Pedestrians may think they are avoiding this tremendous traffic and its associated problems. Unfortunately, sometimes these traffic issues even reach pedestrians, as a man recently found out following a hit-and-run car accident.

Product recall for defective auto part affects many drivers

Wireless capabilities can provide many benefits. From being able to surf the internet on your laptop in a coffee shop to checking email on your phone, many Virginians have grown accustomed to wireless access. Wireless systems can also have vulnerabilities, however, as indicated by a recent product recall of 1.4 million vehicles by Chrysler after two security researchers hacked into a Jeep wirelessly.

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