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Table 4: Characteristics of Canadian Truck Crashes (1993-1997)

Percent of total vehicles involved in:Fatal CrashesInjuryPropertyCrashesDamage Crashes...


Percent of total vehicles involved in:
Fatal Crashes Injury Property Crashes Damage Crashes
2 vehicles moving in opposite directions:
head-on or sideswipe 36.0 7.3 3.7
2 vehicles: one turning right 14.8 13.2 7.6
1 vehicle: hit object or person 11.0 11.8 17.1
2 vehicles: one rear-ends the other 11.0 27.2 16.4
2 vehicles: one turns left across traffic 8.3 10.1 8.7
2 vehicles moving in same direction: sideswipe 3.8 9.3 14.5
Other 15.1 21.1 32.0
100.0 100.0 100.0

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