Virginia truck accident lawyers Rick Shapiro and Randy Appleton discuss the relevant documents and logs that are accessible after a serious tractor-trailer accident occurs. Rick explains that federal law requires commercial truck drivers to maintain certain logs regarding miles driven, stops made, etc. Once you retain an experienced Virginia truck accident attorney, one of the first steps your lawyer will make is to request those important records. Why? Because these records may support a claim that the truck operator had exceeded the number of allowed hours of service in order to get a load delivered and could have been drowsy or impaired.
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