Last year, more than 40,000 people died in car accidents in the United States, and 4.6 million people were injured seriously enough to need medical attention. In West Virginia, 303 people died in car accidents. West Virginia the eighth most…
Even though West Virginia’s laws are becoming increasingly severe against drunk drivers, the dangerous practice of driving under the influence remains prevalent.
Even though federal regulations are clear regarding time on the road for truck drivers, the reality of life on the road means drivers are likely to continue to drive when dangerously fatigued.
In response to an alarming number of truck roll-overs and other crashes, especially on Highway 64 near Huntington, the West Virginia Public Service Commission (PSC) will be conducting more extensive research to determine the cause.