Trucking Accident Resources
Online Trucking Accident Resources
Listed below are just some of the many online resources for information on trucking safety, accidents and statistical information.
The following is a list of government sites regarding rules, laws and safety requirements for trucking companies, truck drivers and other motor carriers:
Federal Highway Administration: This is the federal agency that provides oversight relating to highway safety, research and other transportation areas.
Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration: This agency’s primary mission is to reduce crashes, injuries, and fatalities involving large trucks and buses. They have comprehensive information on trucking regulations and safety.
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration: This site provides information on highway safety and national and state-by-state crash statistics.
Share the Road Safely: This site, sponsored by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, contains safety information and educational materials for consumers and truckers.
State Departments of Transportation: Search for the different safety and insurance requirements for each state from this site.
Trucking Accident Statistics:
Analysis & Information: This division of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration analyzes crash data and statistics.
National Transportation Library: This site provides statistics and frequently asked questions on safety and auto accidents.
Trucking Safety and Consumer Advocacy Sites:
The Insurance Institute for Highway Statistics: The IIHS is an independent, nonprofit, scientific organization dedicated to reducing the losses — deaths, injuries, and property damage — from crashes on the nation’s highways.
AAA Exchange: This site, sponsored by the American Automobile Association, contains information and educational resources to improve automobile/trucking safety.
Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety: This alliance of consumer, health and safety groups and insurance companies provides information on safer trucking and trucking issues.
Public Citizen: This national, nonprofit organization has a special page on the latest legislative initiatives regarding trucking safety.
Road Safe America: A consumer-oriented organization dedicated to improved safety through public pressure and legislation.
Truck Safety Coalition: This organization educates the public, policymakers and the media on truck safety.
The Underride Network: This volunteer organization of victims, survivors and truck safety experts works to educate the public and the trucking industry.
American Trucking Association: The official image and advocacy organization for the trucking industry.
If you’ve been involved in a truck accident, or if someone in your family has been injured or killed in one, it’s important to contact John David Hart today. If you’d like to speak with us, please call 1-800-961-HART.