CHP reports 7,262 tractor-trailer crashes in 2008 caused by unsafe car drivers.
San Francisco, CA(JusticeNewsFlash.com)–The California Highway Patrol (CHP) www.chp.ca.gov, released a report about the most common cause of tractor-trailer truck wrecks on California highways and roadways in 2008. As reported by the Mercury News, California’s 7,262 semi-truck wrecks last year, 56 percent were caused by unsafe passenger vehicle maneuvers.
Big-rig truck crashes typically cause serious injury and damages including death. CHP officers are pushing to increase automobile driver education when they are sharing the road with a semi-truck. CHP authorities will begin an increase in aircraft and police cruiser sweeps, in Orange County, to enforce traffic laws involving trucks on roadways and highways.
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