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FMSCA Issues 2020 Large Truck and Bus Crash Facts


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10/30/2022
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The US Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has recently issued if annual report on Large Truck and Bus Crashes. The 118-page document covers a lot of data from collision reports nationwide. A summary of some of the key findings are these:

The Number of large trucks and buses  involved in fatal crashes in 2020:

4998

Increase in fatal truck crashes 2010-2020:

31%

Percent of fatal crashes involving intercity buses:

11%

Number of injuries in large truck crashes in 2020:

101,000

Percent fatal crashes in rural areas:

54%

Percent fatal crashes on interstate highways:

27%

Percent of fatal crashes occurring during the work week:

82%

Percent of fatal crashes occurring at night:

37%

Number of fatal large truck crashes per million people in 2020:

13.49

Percent of fatalities in large truck crashes who were not occupants of the large truck:

90%

Number of large trucks involved in injury crashes in 2020:

45,900

Percent of large truck crashes caused by loss of control or careless movement of the large truck by its driver:

23%

 

 

 

You can read the entire report by clicking here.

Girards Law Firm seek justice foe those injured or killed in trucking collisions. If we can assist you or your loved ones who have been seriously injured in a trucking crash please call 214-346-9529.

 

 



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