Online Trucking Accident Resources
Listed below are just some of the many online resources for information on trucking safety, accidents and statistical information.
The following is a list of government sites regarding rules, laws and safety requirements for trucking companies, truck drivers and other motor carriers:
Federal Highway Administration: This is the federal agency that provides oversight relating to highway safety, research and other transportation areas.
Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration: This agency’s primary mission is to reduce crashes, injuries, and fatalities involving large trucks and buses. They have comprehensive information on trucking regulations and safety.
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration: This site provides information on highway safety and national and state-by-state crash statistics.
Share the Road Safely: This site, sponsored by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, contains safety information and educational materials for consumers and truckers.
State Departments of Transportation: Search for the different safety and insurance requirements for each state from this site.
Trucking Accident Statistics:
Analysis & Information: This division of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration analyzes crash data and statistics.
National Transportation Library: This site provides statistics and frequently asked questions on safety and auto accidents.
Trucking Safety and Consumer Advocacy Sites:
The Insurance Institute for Highway Statistics: The IIHS is an independent, nonprofit, scientific organization dedicated to reducing the losses — deaths, injuries, and property damage — from crashes on the nation’s highways.
AAA Exchange: This site, sponsored by the American Automobile Association, contains information and educational resources to improve automobile/trucking safety.
Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety: This alliance of consumer, health and safety groups and insurance companies provides information on safer trucking and trucking issues.
Public Citizen: This national, nonprofit organization has a special page on the latest legislative initiatives regarding trucking safety.
Road Safe America: A consumer-oriented organization dedicated to improved safety through public pressure and legislation.
Truck Safety Coalition: This organization educates the public, policymakers and the media on truck safety.
The Underride Network: This volunteer organization of victims, survivors and truck safety experts works to educate the public and the trucking industry.
American Trucking Association: The official image and advocacy organization for the trucking industry.
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