Fatality rate for large trucks falls to all-time low

January 2006
Trailer / Body Builders;Jan2006, Vol. 47 Issue 3, p74
Trade Publication
Reports on the decline in the fatal crash rate for large trucks in 2004, according data from the U.S. Federal Highway Administration. Rate of increase in total large-truck miles traveled; Efforts of the American Trucking Associations to increase road safety; Number of large trucks involved in traffic crashes in 2004.


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