Press Releases

Why are on-the-job deaths of large-truck drivers on the rise?

Posted by Brian Fielkow on Jan 30, 2019 4:25:05 PM
Brian Fielkow
The number of large-truck drivers who died in a traffic fatality reached a record level in 2017 — the last year with complete data available. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, large-truck occupant fatalities in multiple-vehicle crashes increased by 28.5 percent from 2016. Large-truck occupant fatalities in single-vehicle crashes increased by 8.7 percent from 2016.

Topics: Safety