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Making sense of the causes and rates of trucking accident deaths

According to recent trucking safety statistics released by the American Trucking Association (ATA), between the years of 1980 and 2015, fatal accidents involving large trucks decreased from 5,042 to 3,598 annually, a reduction of over 32 percent. That marks a decrease in the amount of type accidents from 4.65 to 1.29 fatal crashes per 100 million miles driven by truckers each year, a reduction of approximately 74 percent.

Can overloaded commercial carriers cause truck accidents?

Every city and state in the nation has more than their fair share of truck accidents. Waco, Texas, is no exception, with many people suffering injuries or even death as a result. Many of the factors that lead to truck accidents are well-known such as driver fatigue, distracted driving and poor vehicle maintenance. However, there is a fourth factor that many motorists like you might never see coming. It is the overloading of large commercial vehicles.

Truck accident statistics for 2014

Truck accidents often result in serious injuries or deaths, and many times, the accidents are the fault of negligent or reckless truck drivers. When this occurs, injured victims and the families of victims who died can seek compensation through a civil lawsuit for medical expenses, pain and suffering, final expenses and more.

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