Trucking Accident Investigations


[Alphabetical Order]
  • Advanced Reconstruction Using Computer Simulation Programs
  • Advanced Scene Investigations Using CAD
  • Analysis of Physical Evidence
  • Biomechanics of Injury
  • Causation Determination in Extreme Driving Conditions
  • Cause Analysis
  • Collision Dynamics
  • Data Extraction and Analysis
  • Driver Requirements and Log Books
  • Electronic Control Module [ECM]
  • Forensic Mapping
  • Hazard Awareness.
  • Highway Design & Traffic Control Analysis
  • Human Factors Forensics
  • Issues with Discernibility and Visibility
  • Lift Truck Safety
  • Mechanical Failure Analysis
  • Night Driving Issues
  • PC Crash Analysis
  • Preventative Maintenance Analysis
  • Proper Handling of Cargo and Load Securement
  • Tractor/Trailer Examinations
  • Tractor-Trailer Off-Tracking Dynamics
  • Truck Brake Examinations

In 2005, there were 442,000 large trucks involved in traffic accidents across the United States. These crashes resulted in 5,212 deaths, and 114,000 people were injured.

In 2005, large trucks accounted for 8% of all vehicles involved in fatal traffic accidents.

Large trucks are much more likely to be involved in fatal multiple-vehicle accidents.