Trucks are used every day to transport food, fuel, and other items across the US. They help bring Americans items they need, rain or shine. However, trucks often cause many traffic fatalities each year. They are large enough that they are much more dangerous to get into a crash with than normal vehicles. This infographic explains the common causes of truck accidents. It also explains what to do if you find yourself in an accident with a truck and what you can do to stay safe while sharing the road with trucks.