Truck Driving And Delivery Driving Named America’s Deadliest Job

Driving a truck or delivery vehicle is America’s deadliest job, new numbers from the Bureau of Labor Statistics show – and those numbers are on the rise. In 2016, just under 1,000 truck or delivery drivers lost their lives on the job, 918 to be exact. When you consider that there were 5,190 fatal work accidents across all occupations (a number up 7% from the previous year),  it means that vehicle drivers made up almost 18% of workplace deaths. The fact that this is the nation’s most dangerous profession won’t surprise many people, but just how large the percentages...

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