Fatal traffic accidents among trailer truck drivers and accident causes as viewed by other truck drivers.

@article{Hkknen2001FatalTA,
  title={Fatal traffic accidents among trailer truck drivers and accident causes as viewed by other truck drivers.},
  author={Helin{\"a} H{\"a}kk{\"a}nen and Heikki Summala},
  journal={Accident; analysis and prevention},
  year={2001},
  volume={33 2},
  pages={187-96}
}
Causality factors, the responsibility of the driver and driver fatigue-related factors were studied in fatal two-vehicle accidents where a trailer truck driver was involved during the period of 1991-1997 (n = 337). In addition, 251 long-haul truck drivers were surveyed in order to study their views regarding contributing factors in accidents involving trucks and the development of possible countermeasure against driver fatigue. Trailer truck drivers were principally responsible for 16% of all… CONTINUE READING

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