Semi truck on Kansas Roadway
Sedgwick County: Woman loses life in fatal crash involving a box truck. Miami County: 3-year-old dies after being hit by a delivery truck. Fort Scott: Single vehicle crash kills truck driver and seriously injures his passenger. Wabaunsee County: Motorist seriously injured after rear-ending a semi-truck. Ottawa County: Semi driver killed and two seriously injured in
Large Vehicles Most Dangerous to Passenger Cars
Two U.S. Department of Transportation agencies plus individual states oversee large truck safety. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) sets standards for new truck equipment. The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) oversees the safety of commercial vehicles in interstate commerce (vehicles operating across state lines) and has some jurisdiction over equipment standards for
Big Rig Semi Truck on Highway
Large trucks, big rigs and other commercial vehicles account for a mere 9% of the total travelled miles on American roads. Yet, they contribute a whopping 10% to all traffic crash fatalities. That’s a massive 3500 deaths every year! In Kansas, the figures are no less worrisome with approximately 3800 wrecks and 87 fatalities involving
Semi-truck and car collide on highway
Trucking or semi-truck wrecks are quite a common occurrence all over the US. Given their sheer size and weight, it’s only obvious why even a seemingly minor collision can result in huge losses, both physically and financially. If you or someone close to you has been involved in a wreck with a semi-truck or a
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