Research Truck Crashes
INSTITUTE FOR SAFER TRUCKING
We are looking for people to help us find truck crashes around the country.
With more than 5,000 people killed in large truck crashes in 2019, we reach out to hundreds of families each year to offer condolences and provide them with resources that can help them after a truck crash.
While we hope to expand our ability to reach families in their time of need, finding truck crashes strains our small staff and ultimately takes away from our ability to reach out to the people who were adversely affected in these collisions.
That is why we need volunteers to help us find truck crashes so that our team can focus on contacting families and helping them as much as we can. By doing a little each week, you can help us a lot. By devoting 30 minutes to one hour, once a week, you can help us contact more families of truck crash victims and survivors.
No additional volunteer opportunities at this time.
About INSTITUTE FOR SAFER TRUCKING
2000 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Suite 7000, Washington, DC 20006, US
Institute for Safer Trucking’s mission is to provide information to survivors and families of victims after a truck crash; educate the public about research-based solutions to reduce the frequency and severity of truck crashes in the United States; and collaborate with motor carriers, technology companies, labor unions, truck drivers, safety advocacy groups, and other stakeholders to make trucking safer.
Institute for Safer Trucking is a 501(c)(3) organization located in Washington, D.C. We provide a variety of programs and resources to the public to help make trucking safer and assist those who have been adversely impacted by large truck crashes, including:
- Providing support and information to families of victims and survivors of large truck crashes following their crash,
- Assisting those adversely affected by truck crashes in their personal journey to recovery by facilitating events in which they can connect with others who have undergone a similar tragedy and share their stories,
- Educating families and survivors about truck safety issue and help them advocate for policies that will reduce truck crashes and reduce the resulting injuries and fatalities in the Unites States, and
- Drafting expert analysis on key truck safety issues and disseminating data and research about truck crashes and solutions that could prevent them.