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2001 Pennsylvania heavy truck accident statistics
6,536 total crashes involving heavy trucks. Of those 6,536 crashes, 154 were fatal.
Total crashes were down from 8,145 in 2000. Fatalities were also down from 161 in 2000. Defects contribute to the majority of heavy truck accidents. Some of these defects include: Tires or wheels: 80 crashes, Brake-related: 76 crashes, Engine/Transmission: 52 crashes, Steering Wheel: 13 crashes
Pennsylvania Truck Accident Fatalities Source: Center for National Truck Statistics University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute
- PA 1996: 196
- PA 1997: 181
- PA 1998: 187
- PA 1999: 217
- PA 2000: 188
- PA TOTAL: 969
State Laws Related to Trucking Accidents
Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes: THE VEHICLE CODE (TITLE 75)
Pennsylvania Local and State Police Departments
Commonwealth of PA - Pennsylvania State Police
Pennsylvania State Police Station Listings by Troop Designation
Pennsylvania Motor Truck Association www.pmta.org.