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Business

Truck Crash Fatalities Rise 1.9%, NHTSA Says

The number of people killed in crashes involving large trucks increased 1.9% in 2011 compared with 2010, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said in a report released Monday.

Michele Fuetsch | Staff Reporter
December 10, 2012
Government, Business

Minnesota Truck Crashes, Fatalities Drop

Crashes involving trucks in Minnesota declined 4% in 2011 compared with 2010 and the number of fatalities dropped 45%, according to the latest annual truck crash report released this month by the state’s Department of Public Safety.

Michele Fuetsch | Staff Reporter
June 26, 2012
Business

Highway Deaths Fall to Record Low

Highway fatalities fell last year to the lowest rate per miles driven since such record-keeping began in 1921, the Associated Press reported, citing U.S. government data.

May 8, 2012
Business, Safety

Truck-Involved Fatality Rate Up 9% in 2010, DOT Data Show

The rate at which fatalities occurred in truck-involved crashes increased 9.4% in 2010 from the previous year’s all-time low, according to an analysis of Department of Transportation mileage data made public last week.

March 12, 2012
Business, Safety

Highway Fatality Rate Falls Again

The rate at which fatalities occurred in highway accidents involving large trucks dropped to the lowest level on record, falling 14.1% in 2009 from the previous year, according to an analysis of Department of Transportation data by American Trucking Associations.

April 18, 2011
Business

Truck-Involved Highway Fatality Rate Falls to Record Low

The rate of highway fatalities from accidents involving large trucks fell 14.1% to the lowest level on record, according to an American Trucking Associations analysis of Department of Transportation data.

April 12, 2011
Business

Traffic Deaths Drop 3% to Record Low

U.S. traffic deaths fell 3% last year to the lowest level on record, even as vehicle miles traveled rose, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reported Friday.

April 1, 2011
Government, Business

U.S. Lags in Reducing Traffic Fatalities, Report Says

The U.S. has fallen behind other high income nations in reducing traffic fatalities and injuries, according to a report released Tuesday by the National Research Council, which studied accident data in the U.S. and 15 other countries.

Michele Fuetsch | Staff Reporter
November 16, 2010
Business

Truck Deaths Plunge 20% to Record Low

WASHINGTON — Highway crash deaths involving large trucks plummeted 20% in 2009 to 3,380, the third straight year it has set a record low, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

September 13, 2010

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