Why Is Truck Driving Such a Dangerous Job?

Hi there, I am a Personal Injury Attorney in Houston. Truck driving is a dangerous job. In 2015, more than 25 percent of all workplace fatalities in America occurred in the trucking industry. So, what exactly makes this such a dangerous occupation? Pay structure. Because truck drivers are often paid by the mile, not by the hour, they are forced to choose between productivity and safety.Read the full article