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What are the Most Common Causes of Large Truck Accidents?

Causes of Large Truck Accidents

What are the Most Common Causes of Large Truck Accidents?

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reported that in 2019 more than 5,000 people were killed and an estimated 159,000 people were injured in crashes involving large trucks. Across the United States, an estimated 538,000 large trucks were part of crashes on a public road or highway, with 75 percent of fatalities involving a truck with a gross vehicle weight rating of...

As TN Governor Loosens Trucking Regulations, Some Raise Safety Concerns

Trucking Regulations Safety Concerns

As TN Governor Loosens Trucking Regulations, Some Raise Safety Concerns

Even experienced drivers get nervous when driving next to a big truck on the road, and it is understandable. Trucks can be 20 times the weight of cars, and collision risk is high whether it is due to mechanical problems or drivers’ errors.

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration found that from 2016 to 2019, large truck and bus injury crashes increased 13 percent. This was...

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