Rising Tractor-Trailer Crash Death Toll and Congress Inaction – Why?

by Greg Webb
Do you know that tractor-trailer and truck-related crashes are on the rise; there was a 17% increase from 2009-2013? The death rate from accidents involving large trucks has risen for each of the last four years, reaching 3,964 in 2013. Accidents related to trucks and buses are costing our economy about $99 billion a year according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.Read the full article