The trucking industry has unloosed its lobbyists in an effort to induce Congress to relax safety rules protecting American families: Big trucks, big bucks: Heavy-spending trucking industry pushes Congress to relax safety rules.
Some key facts: Big rig crashes kill nearly 4,000 Americans each year and injure more than 85,000. Since 2009, fatalities involving large trucks have increased 17 percent. Injuries have gone up 28 percent.
Lexington, Kentucky truck accident lawyer Robert Abell represents individuals and families in truck accident and personal injury cases; contact him at 859-254-7076.