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Excess Driving Time Cases Summarized By Accident Lawyer

This page within Virginia Tort Case Law is a compilation of cases reported by the Virginia Supreme Court and summarized by Brien Roche dealing with the topic of Excess Driving Time and the related topic of vehicle accidents. For more information about truck accidents see the pages on Wikipedia. 

Excess Driving Time_Statutes

See Va. Code § 46.2-812 as to driving more than 13 hours in 24-hour period. Owner is in violation for allowing such.

Excess Driving Time-Cases

1971 Mobley v. Pendleton, 212 Va. 418, 184 S.E.2d 798.

Driving more than 13 hours in 24-hour period is excess driving time and is negligence.

1947 Masters v. Cardi, 186 Va. 261, 42 S.E.2d 203.

Defendant drove more than 13 hours in 24-hour period. Issue of whether this was cause of accident was presented to jury. It is common knowledge that one whose strength and endurance have been worn down by excessive driving is not as alert as he should be.

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Excess Driving Time Cases Summarized By Accident Lawyer

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