Truck Accidents

Fatal traffic accidents among trailer truck drivers and accident causes as viewed by other truck drivers – 251 long-haul truck drivers were surveyed in order to study their views regarding contributing factors in accidents involving trucks. Trailer truck drivers were principally responsible for 16% of all the accidents studied. Younger drivers and driving during evening hours were significant predictors of being principally responsible truck accidents.

Tractor / Trailer Turning Maneuvers and Turn Times in Night-Time Accidents