Common Causes of Trucking Accidents
Posted by cuselleration on 12/20/2016 to
Many lives are lost as a result of truck and semi-truck accidents annually. On most occasions, the victims are individuals in the passenger vehicles, and who are not adequately equipped to withstand a collision due to the impact of the crash. According to truck accidents statistical analysis, approximately five thousand people in passenger vehicles die each year as a result of automobile crashes involving trucks. Moreover, close to seven hundred people in vehicles lose their lives every year in these accidents. Approximately, sixty-four percent of severe semi-truck accidents involves a truck which was pulling one trailer. Out of this figure, thirty-two percent of these accidents involve single-unit trucks. Also, four percent of crashes involve multi-trailer trucks.
These are the most common causes of truck accidents, know them to avoid and prevent them.
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