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Tractor-Trailer Crashes on the Rise

According to data released by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), tractor-trailer crashes are increasing. In 2012 alone, more than 100,000 people were injured in accidents involving large trucks. The same year, nearly 4,000 people were killed in semi-truck accidents. There was a four percent increase in truck accidents between 2011 and 2012. Fatal truck accidents kill 11 people every day. A recent investigation cites hours of service violations as a contributor to these devastating accidents. Read More

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