The 10 Most common causes of trucking accidents

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According to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) the most common factors of trucking accidents in the United States are the following:

1- Brake problems.

2- Traffic Flow Interruption (congestion, previous crash).

3- Prescription drug use.

4- Traveling too fast for conditions.

5- Unfamiliarity with the roadway.

6- Roadway problems.

7- Required to stop before the crash (traffic control device, crosswalk).

8- Over-the-counter drug use.

9- Inadequate surveillance.


Always remember to take all precautionary measures when driving to take care of others and yourself.

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