According to statistics, there are more than 380,000 truck accidents that take place annually in the United States. The total amount of truck accidents account for approximately 6.5 percent of total accidents that […]
More commercial truck accidents occur in Texas than in any other state. This is due in part to Texas’ sheer size, but also due to the number of interstate highways that pass through our state’s borders.
Using information gathered from the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT), the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and the Fatality Analysis Reporting System (FARS), we’ve highlighted the most-interesting and revealing statistical information regarding commercial truck accidents in Texas (those involving 18-wheelers, big rigs, tanker trucks, etc).
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