Semi truck crash facts everyone should know

Crashes with semi tractor trailer trucks, or semi trucks for short, can lead to serious harm for occupants of passenger vehicles. According to 2017 data by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), 72% of all those killed in semi truck wrecks were people in passenger vehicles. While motor vehicle crash fatalities overall were down in 2017, fatalities involving large trucks increased by 9%, according to NHTSA. There were 4,761 people killed in semi truck crashes in 2017. Understanding a bit about these semi truck wrecks may...