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Are crashes involving large trucks more frequent in Indiana now than in the past?

Yes, the numbers have increased significantly in recent years. There are more registered trucks on the highway. About 8 percent of the 205,000 collisions in Indiana in 2014 involved large trucks and other commercial motor vehicles. From 2010 to 2014, collisions involving large trucks increased about 5 percent a year. The number of people suffering incapacitating injuries in crashes involving tractor trailers increased 15 percent from 2010 to 2014.