Nashville Truck Accident Law Firm Explains 18-Wheeler Accidents Truck accidents involving 18-wheelers can very easily cause mass fatalities or life-changing injuries. These vehicles can weigh up to 80,000 pounds when fully loaded. In addition to the weight of an 18-wheeler, some of these vehicles may be traveling at speeds in excess of 60 miles per hour. For this reason, it is not uncommon for an 18-wheeler accident to involve multiple vehicles. Unfortunately, truck accidents involving these massive vehicles could be getting worse. The most recent federal data on truck accidents shows that truck accident deaths are at the highest level in decades. According to Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) data, truck accidents were at the highest level in 29 years during 2017. There were 4,761 deaths involving large commercial trucks in 2017, a 9 percent increase from 2016. Why are truck accidents on the rise? There could be multiple…
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