How many truck accidents happen each year?

According to the United States Department of Transportation, the estimated number of yearly truck accidents is:

500,000

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68%

of truck accidents occur in rural areas

Highest Number of Yearly Truck Accident Fatalities

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California

Texas

Florida

North Carolina

Pennsylvania

1,694

1,756

3,358

4,125

4,651

Highway Deaths

Nearly 1 in 10 highway deaths occurs in a crash involving a large truck.

68% of truck accidents happen in the day.

32% of truck accidents happen at night.

Leading Causes of Truck Accidents

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3%

10%

22%

23%

32%

CELL PHONE USE

DROWSY OR ASLEEP

EXCESSIVE SPEED OR FAILURE TO YIELD

INNATENTIVE

FAILURE TO STAY IN LANE

If you or a loved one have been injured in a Dallas truck accident, contact the Turley Law Firm to speak with an experienced attorney.

Sources: http://www.truckinfo.net/trucking/stats.htm http://www-nrd.nhtsa.dot.gov/Pubs/812150.pdf http://www.iihs.org/iihs/topics/t/large-trucks/fatalityfacts/large-trucks

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