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 trucks” zone on Buckhorn Drive when it ran off the right side of the road and rolled onto its side. The driver suffered minor injuries in the accident.
TRUCK ACCIDENT FAST FACT: According to the U.S. Department of Transportation, Long Combination Vehicles (LCVs) are likely to be involved in a fatal truck accident at rates at least 11% higher than single tractor trailers.