One of Every Six Indiana Fatal Traffic Collisions Involved a Large Truck

June 20, 2008

In 2007 in Indiana, there were 204,943 total traffic collisions reported by law enforcement. Of those 13,393 (6.5 percent) involved a large truck. One of every six fatal traffic collisions in 2007 involved a large truck. A recent report, Indiana Traffic Safety Facts: Large Trucks 2007, published by the Center for Criminal Justice Research summarizes data trends on traffic collisions involving large trucks between 2003 and 2007, provides information on alcohol and restraint use, and other general data regarding collisions and injuries involving large trucks.