Take Action, Join Our Community, Make A Difference

Some aspects of the current trucking industry, as well as each fatality and injury resulting from commercial truck-related wrecks, can be overwhelming and frustrating. There are, however, many ways each individual can make a difference. Grassroots efforts from individuals in communities across America strengthen our reach. We need your help to advocate for change and increase national awareness about the enormity of this problem.

You can take several actions to advance more effective trucking rules and safety improvements in the commercial trucking industry. These efforts will result in safer highways in our nation.  Here are some of the actions you can take to advocate to improve national awareness:

In addition, by getting educated on the size and nature of the problems within the trucking industry and talking about the issues with others, you take the first steps toward improving awareness. Go to Get Educated to find out the magnitude of the issue and what changes Road Safe America supports to improve highway safety.

Lastly, you will be better prepared for highway driving after reading our Drive Safer Tips. Your actions and safe driving on the highway may be the best means of ensuring your personal safety and that of your loved ones.

The term “tractor-trailer” or "big-rig" used on this website
refers to all Class 8 trucks which is the heaviest class.

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