Crash Facts By SPA Safety Systems.
Makers of TMA Crash Trucks
Millions of commuters drive or ride in a vehicle as part of their jobs, and motor vehicle crashes are the leading cause of work-related deaths in the United States. Crashes have a significant impact on road workers’ safety, being that 11% of crash deaths are construction industry-related (highway maintenance, trades workers, and laborers).
- Motor vehicle crashes are the leading cause of work-related deaths in the U.S.1
- From 2003-2017, more than 27,000 workers in the U.S. died in a work-related motor vehicle crash.1
The loss of life is horrible. In addition, there are monetary expenses can climb quickly.
- In 2013 alone, work-related crashes cost employers $25 billion.2
- $65,000 per nonfatal injury
- $671,000 per death
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Resource: Centers for Disease
Control & Prevention (CDC) – https://www.cdc.gov/niosh/motorvehicle/resources/crashdata/facts.html
of Labor Statistics [2004-2018]. TABLE A-2. Fatal occupational
injuries resulting from transportation incidents and homicides, all United
NOTE: Most of the vehicles associated with workplace MVC fatalities are “motorized land vehicles,” (e.g., cars, trucks, buses, vans), defined by the Bureau of Labor Statistics as those “which are operated primarily on highways and other public roadways and used for transportation, hauling, delivering, and emergencies.” However, some fatalities, particularly those which occur off public roadways, involve industrial vehicles such as farm tractors, mobile machines such as cranes and pavers, and all-terrain vehicles.2NETS . Cost of Motor Vehicle Crashes to Employers