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Should you give a recorded statement soon after a crash?

After a car accident, you may feel immensely stressed for days. If you suffered serious injuries in that accident, your stress may last much longer as likely will your pain. Though you may feel traumatized after the event, you may still have a considerable number of obligations to address, especially when it comes to handling the aftermath of the accident.

New safety measures recommended by the NTSB

In an effort to improve the safety of the nation's highways, the government commission on highway safety recently put out of list of ways to reduce large truck accidents. Though tractor-trailer crashes are a lower percentage of all highway accidents, the fatality rate per crash is usually higher. Drivers in West Virginia may experience safer roads if the measures are implemented.

Road Safe America recommends AEB, speed limiters for truck safety

West Virginia residents should know that large truck crash deaths continue to be a nationwide issue. Federal data shows that 35,882 people died in such crashes between the years 2009 and 2017. All but six states saw an increase in these deaths. According to the highway safety non-profit Road Safe America, many of these deaths could have been avoided through the use of vehicle technology.

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