Trucking Accident Resources

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.

If you’ve been involved in a truck accident, or if someone in your family has been injured or killed in one, please contact our firm at 1-800-247-1623 or for a free consultation to discuss your legal rights.

Additional Trucking Accident Information:
Trucking Accident Frequently Asked Questions
Trucking Accident Statistics
Online Trucking Accident Resources
Federal Trucking Regulations