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Prescription drug use and driving too fast cause over 50% of trucking accidents according to former truck driver.

Allen Smith, a former truck driver who publishes the TruthAboutTrucking.com blog, has listed the “Top 10 Causes of Truck Accidents”:

1. Prescription Drug Use 26%
2. Traveling Too Fast 23%
3. Unfamiliar with Roadway 22%
4. Over-the-counter Drug Use 18%
5. Inadequate Surveillance 14%
6. Fatigue 13%
7. Illegal Maneuver 9%
8. Exterior Distraction 8%
9. Inadequate Evasive Action 7%
10. Aggressive Driving Behavior 7%

Click here to read his full post.

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