According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the number of fatal crashes involving large trucks in the United States increased by 42 percent between 2009 and 2017. Nearly 4,800 people were killed in 4,237 wrecks in 2017, and national crash data shows that occupants of passenger vehicles, motorcycle drivers and people who weren’t in vehicles accounted for about 80 percent of the 4,761 people killed in crashes involving large trucks.

Truck crashes are killing more people, despite better inspections and more oversight. How safe are Colorado’s roads?

If you or anyone you know has been involved in a truck accident, call Frederick|Ganderton LLP today at 720-588-9120 to set up a free consultation so we can discuss your unique factual circumstances and assess your claim.