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This is where 73% of fatal truck accidents occur

| January 17, 2023

Did you know 73% of fatal truck accidents occur on non-interstate roads

Hale Trailer, the largest independent trailer dealership in North America, created a guide by collecting the most recent data and statistics to raise awareness about today’s long haul trucking hazards and increase trucker safety.

Trucking is integral to the country’s economy. Drivers are responsible for transporting 70 percent of the United States freight. 80 percent of US communities are dependent on trucks for their medicine, food, raw materials, and other essentials. Unsafe actions of drivers are a contributing factor in a majority of fatal crashes involving trucks. More public awareness of how to share the road safely with large trucks is needed.

Did you know 73% of fatal truck accidents occur on non-interstate roads? Hale Trailer, the largest independent trailer dealership in North America, created a guide by collecting the most recent data and statistics to raise awareness about today’s long haul trucking hazards and increase trucker safety.

You can see all reported statistics here: The Ultimate Guide to Trucker Safety

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