What Is the Most Frequent Type of Vehicle Accident in the Trucking Industry?
The FMCSA reports approximately 510,000 traffic crashes involving large trucks occurred in 2019. Of these crashes, 114,000 caused injuries and 4,479 resulted in fatalities. In 82% of truck accidents with a fatality, the deaths were occupants in other cars or pedestrians. Speeding and distracted driving are the most frequently recorded