Heavy Duty Trucking

AUG 2014

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76 HDT • AUGUST 2014 www.truckinginfo.com SOURCE: CEI Causes of Accidents (Class 8) Incident Category % of Claims Other Vehicle Hit Our Vehicle 24.56% Our Driver Hit Other Vehicle 14.59% Our Driver Hit Stationary Object 18.86% Our Driver Struck Pedestrian 0.36% Safety Percentage of Fatal Crashes Involving Large Trucks, by Land Use SOURCE: NHTSA Urban 37% Rural 63% Impact Point on Large Truck Initial Impact Point on Other Vehicle Front Left Side Right Side Rear Total Front 31% 14% 11% 6% 62% Left Side 9% 1% 1% 0% 11% Right Side 6% 1% 0% 0% 7% Rear 19% 1% 0% 0% 20% Total 65% 17% 12% 6% 100% Percentage of Two-Vehicle Crashes Involving Large Trucks, by Initial Impact Point of the Large Truck and Other Vehicle, 2012 Percentage of Claims Where Seat Belt Was Not Worn (As Reported by Class 8 Driver): 10.32% SOURCE: CEI SOURCE: CEI

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