Large Trucks

The states with the highest percentage of large trucks involved in fatal crashes in 2017 are:

  • North Dakota – 16.1%
  • Iowa – 15.5%
  • New Mexico – 14.7%

The states with the lowest percentage of large trucks involved in fatal crashes in 2017 are:

  • District of Columbia – 0.0%
  • Alaska – 3.9%
  • Hawaii – 4.2%

The states with the most deaths resulting from large truck crashes in 2017 are:

  • Texas – 649 deaths
  • California – 361 deaths
  • Florida – 292 deaths

The states with the fewest deaths resulting from large truck crashes in 2017 are:

  • District of Columbia – 0 deaths
  • Alaska – 5 deaths
  • Rhode Island – 8 deaths

Explore other large truck fatal crash trends using the interactive map. Hover over a state to see how many trucks were involved in fatal crashes. Click on a state to view a pie chart of truck deaths by person type (truck occupant, other vehicle occupant and non-occupant).

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Source: National Center for Statistics and Analysis. (2019, January). Large trucks: 2017 data. (Traffic Safety Facts. Report No. DOT HS 812 663). Washington, DC: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.