Sector Road traffic

Truck accidents on motorways

Introduction

An average of one thousand truck accidents a year happen on Dutch motorways, causing around 23 fatalities and 105 serious injuries. The victims are usually other road users. These were grounds for the Dutch Safety Board to carry out a thematic investigation into truck accidents on motorways.

Statistics

  • Start date 12 apr. 2011
  • End date 29 nov. 2012
  • Type investigationFull
  • Status investigationClosed