Trucking Deaths Up for 2017, Expert Blames Truckers
Washington, DC (WorkersCompensation.com) – According to a recent report, trucking deaths on the job reached a record high in 2017,and experts are blaming truckers.
A report from the US Bureau of Labor Statistics showed that 840 truckers died on the job in 2017, up from 786 in 2016. Since 2011, the number of heavy-duty trucking deaths has risen by 25 percent. As a profession, the trucking industry has on average 26.8 deaths per 10,000 workers, compared with 3.5 deaths per 10,000 ...
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