*Did you truck crashes are more likely to occur during daylight hours?
*Large trucks can weigh 20 to 30 times more than a passenger vehicle and take 20 to 40 percent longer to come to a complete stop.
*70% of truck wreck fatalities were occupants of the smaller vehicle.
*60% of fatal crashes involving large trucks occurred on rural roads.
*80% of large truck crashes occurred on weekdays.
*Federal law states that truck drivers can drive up to 11 hours in one stretch and 77 hours in a seven-day period, though surveys suggest that many drivers exceed that threshold.
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