Truckers may avoid accidents by monitoring speeds based on vehicle, road and traffic conditions, as well as following federal safety guidelines.
Those who operate tractor trailers in Virginia must take special training before receiving a commercial driver’s license.
With prime motorcycling season here, bikers in Virginia should take a refresher course on the risks associated with sharing roads with other vehicles.
To motorcycling enthusiasts, the Roanoke Valley and surrounding area provides a virtual natural playground for two-wheeled enjoyment.
Virginia residents can benefit from understanding the six very distinct levels of autonomous vehicles. These range from no automation to complete automation in which no human driver would be needed or used.
In 2019, a whopping 97% of fatalities from passenger vehicle crashes with large trucks were of those driving or riding in the smaller vehicle, according to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) in an analysis of U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) data.
A new study published in the American Journal of Infection Control found that adding just one patient to a nurse’s already heavy workload adds one hospital-acquired infection to every 1,000 patients admitted to the facility.
A recent study shows that teens are likelier to be involved in deadly car crashes during the summer months, and distracted driving may be one reason.
As most people in Roanoke know, teenage drivers experience a significantly higher rate of accidents than older and more experienced motorists.
Medication errors are not only common, but they are also highly preventable.
According to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, the agency has heard nearly 30,000 accounts of drug errors that consumers in Virginia and elsewhere have experienced since 1992.