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Research & Data

Commercial Vehicles / Large Trucks

Traffic safety is of utmost importance, particularly when it comes to large trucks. These vehicles pose unique challenges on the road. It is crucial to recognize the potential dangers associated with large trucks and take necessary precautions to ensure safe interactions with them. Adhering to traffic rules such as not tailgating, maintaining a safe distance, being aware of a truck’s blind spots, allowing ample room for trucks to make turns, avoiding sudden lane changes, and passing with caution, can help prevent crashes. By prioritizing traffic safety and showing consideration for the challenges of sharing the roadway with large trucks, we can contribute to a safer road environment for everyone.

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Fact Sheets

Large Truck Crashes 2018-2022

December 2023

Large Truck Crashes 2017-2021

December 2022

Large Truck Crashes 2016-2020

November 2021

Large Truck Crashes 2015-2019

November 2020

Large Truck Crashes 2014-2018

October 2019

Large Truck Crashes 2013-2017

October 2018

Large Truck Crashes 2012-2016

October 2017

Large Truck Crashes 2011-2015

October 2016

Large Truck Crashes 2010-2014

October 2015

Large Truck Crashes 2009-2013

December 2014

Discover more data in the Traffic Safety Statistical Repository (TSSR)

Developed to provide broader access to New York’s traffic safety data, the TSSR contains motor vehicle crash data obtained from the NYS Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) Accident Information System (AIS) over the past 10 years, including preliminary data for the current year.