One of Every Six Indiana Fatal Collisions Involved a Large Truck

June 05, 2009

In 2008, a total of 205,281 Indiana total traffic collisions were reported by law enforcement. Of those, 13,264 (6.5 percent) involved a large truck. One of every six fatal traffic collisions in 2008 involved a large truck. This fact sheet, published by the Center for Criminal Justice Research, summarizes data trends on traffic collisions involving large trucks between 2004 and 2008, including alcohol use, injuries, speeding, and other factors contributing to large truck collisions.