Montana Department of Transportation

Safety

Large Vehicle & Bus Crashes

Semi truck makes a wide right turn into a car's traffic lane In Montana, large vehicles and buses have historically been involved in approximately 11 percent of all crashes but 11 to 16 percent of all fatal crashes. In 2012, 6.2 percent of the state’s fatal crashes involved this class of motor vehicles. New strategies to address large vehicle and bus crashes include increased enforcement and inspection and an expanded safety training program.

Comprehensive Highway Safety Plan

New strategies to address large vehicle and bus crashes include increased enforcement and inspection and an expanded safety training program.

Target

  • Reduce the five-year average number of fatal and incapacitating injuries resulting from large vehicles and bus crashes from 155 in 2010 to 120 by 2015.

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