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Large Trucks Accident Statistics

6.0 4.8 3.6 2.4 1.2 0 100 80 60 40 20 0 Presented by Bisnar Chase Trucking is one of the most dangerous jobs in America . Presented by Bisnar Chase Large - truck crashes are up by 33 % since 2011 : In 2020 , 4,842 large trucks were involved in a deadly crash , a 4 % decrease from 2019 but still a 33 % increase since 2011 . Large - truck involvement in fatal crashes , 2011-2020 : Source : National Safety Council ( NSC ) 3,633 3,825 3,921 16.9 11.3 71.8 Number of large trucks involved 4,562 4,805 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 3,749 National Safety Council analysis of NHTSA's CRSS and Fatality Analysis Reporting System ( FARS ) data files . 17.7 Presented by Bisnar Chase About 4,965 people died in large - truck crashes in 2020 : 9.9 72.4 The majority of deaths in large - truck crashes are occupants of other vehicles , followed by truckers and non - occupants . 4,075 People killed in crashes involving large trucks by person type , 2011-2020 : Truckers Non - occupants Occupants of other cars 11.1 71.5 10.1 73.2 2016 135,000 Percentage of deaths in crashes involving large trucks 17.5 16.8 16.2 10.1 73.7 SCANIA 4,909 5,033 17.4 10.9 71.6 2017 149,000 17.9 10.0 72.1 17.8 2018 150,000 11.0 71.2 4,842 | 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 17.7 National Safety Council analysis of NHTSA's CRSS and Fatality Analysis Reporting System ( FARS ) data files . 11.3 70.9 Presented by Bisnar Chase People injured in accidents involving large trucks : As with fatalities in large - truck crashes , most injuries occur to occupants of other vehicles , followed by truckers and non - occupants . 2019 160,000 RUNAWAY TRUCK RAMP 16.7 People injured in crashes involving large trucks by person type , 2016-2020 : Truckers ● Non - occupants Occupants of other cars ● Total injuries - Percentage of injuries in crashes involving large trucks 12.5 70.7 BISNARCHASE PERSONAL INJURY ATTORNEYS Superior Client Representation National Safety Council analysis of NHTSA's CRSS and Fatality Analysis Reporting System ( FARS ) data files . 2020 147,000 Presented by Bisnar Chase Truck braking capacity can be a factor in truck crashes : Fully - loaded trucks take 20-40 % farther than smaller vehicles to stop , and the discrepancy is greater on wet and slippery roads . National Safety Council analysis of NHTSA's CRSS and Fatality Analysis Reporting System ( FARS ) data files . Presented by Bisnar Chase Call Bisnar | Chase Personal Injury Attorneys : The truck accident attorneys of Bisnar Chase have been representing victims of semi - truck and tractor - trailer accidents for 44 years . Contact our trusted team of injury lawyers if you have been injured in a commercial truck accident at www.BestAttorney.com .

Large Trucks Accident Statistics

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Being a trucker remains one of the most dangerous jobs in the United States. In fact, of the top 25 deadliest occupations in America, truck driving ranks 8th on the list, according to the latest Censu...

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