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Ocean Shipping Reform Act

Advocates Urges Senate Commerce Committee to Reject Anti-Safety Truck Amendments to the Ocean Shipping Reform Act of 2022 (S. 3580)

150 150 Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety

In 2020, nearly 5,000 people were killed in crashes involving a large truck.  Since 2009, the number of fatalities in large truck crashes has increased by 47 percent.  Additionally, nearly 147,000 people were injured in crashes involving a large truck that same year.  The cost to society from crashes involving large trucks and buses was estimated to be $163 billion in 2019, the latest year for which data is available.  Truck driving is one of the most dangerous occupations. 

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