TITLE

Monster Trucks Bring Monstrous Liability

AUTHOR(S)
Green, Meg
PUB. DATE
March 2009
SOURCE
Best's Review;Mar2009, Vol. 109 Issue 11, p12
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the recommendation of various industry experts that monster truck operators, promoters, venues, and even sponsors should have adequate liability insurance and risk management techniques in the U.S. The suggestion came in after two deaths at different monster truck rallies in the country were reported. According to a source, monster truck accidents killed five people and injured over 40 individuals between 1992 and 2007.
ACCESSION #
36931280

 

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