Links to Truck Accident Resources

Insurance Institute For Highway Safety
A nonprofit research and communications organization dedicated to preventing and reducing injuries, death, and property damage from motor vehicle accidents on U.S. highways. The IIHS is an independent organization funded by auto insurers.

United States Department of Transportation
The Department's mission is to ensure an accessible, safe, and efficient transportation system that enhances the quality of life of Americans and meets our vital national interests. It was established by an act of Congress on October 15, 1966.

Florida Department of Transportation
The agency's mission is to provide a safe system of transportation that fuels the State of Florida's continued economic growth and enhances Floridian's quality of life.

Florida Department of Highway Safety & Motor Vehicles
The agency's mission is to provide a safe system of transportation that fuels the State of Florida's continued economic growth and enhances Floridian's quality of life.

Florida Department of Transportation Office of Motor Carrier Compliance
The MCCO is Florida's lead agency for commercial vehicle law enforcement and a division of the Florida Department of Transportation.

American Trucking Association
ATA represents the interests of the trucking industry before regulators, the courts, and the media. It promotes safety and security on the nation's highways, sound environmental policies, and a healthy business environment for the trucking industry.

House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure
The CTI's legislative agenda for the 110th Congress is to ensure the safety and security of the nation's transportation systems and other critical infrastructure, invest in the infrastructure to relieve congestion, ensure U.S. competitiveness, address global climate change, and renew the nation's commitment to energy independence and environmental stewardship.

Federal Trade Commission
The FTC is a federal agency with both competition and consumer protection jurisdiction in broad sectors of the economy. It engages in law enforcement, shares its expertise with state, federal and international government agencies, develops policy and research tools, and creates educational programs for business and consumers in a global marketplace.

U.S. Department of Commerce
The Department's mission is to foster, serve, and promote U.S. economic development and technological advancement.

GSA Transportation Management
The GSA aims to help other agencies better serve the public through faster, lower cost contracting and other services and innovative solutions, and to simplify citizen access to government services and information.

U.S. Department of Labor
The DOL promotes the welfare of U.S. wage earners, job seekers, and retirees by advancing opportunities for profitable employment, improving working conditions, and protecting health care and retirement benefits. It also helps employers find workers, strengthens free collective bargaining, and tracks changes in employment and other economic measurements.

Bureau of Labor Statistics
The BLS is an independent national statistical agency that collects, processes, analyzes, and disseminates fundamental statistical data to the American public, State and local governments, the U.S. Congress, other Federal agencies, business, and labor. It also serves as a statistical resource to the Department of Labor.

Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)
OSHA's mission is to ensure the health and safety of America's workers by setting and enforcing standards; establishing partnerships; providing training, education, and outreach; and promoting continual improvement in workplace safety and health.

Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services
The mission of the DOACS is to support Florida's agricultural economy and safeguard the public.

Fatality Analysis Reporting System (FARS) Web-Based Encyclopedia
In 1996, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration decided to make the FARS Web-Based Encyclopedia a more intuitive and powerful tool for retrieving fatal crash information by taking advantage of Internet technology.

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
The mission of the NHTSA is to prevent injuries, save lives, and reduce economic costs due to road traffic crashes through research, safety standards, education, and enforcement activity.

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Complaint Form
Complaint information entered into NHTSA's vehicle owner's complaint database will be used with other complaints to determine the existence of a safety-related defect. Complaint information may also be submitted by calling the DOT Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236.

Child Passenger Safety Tips from National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
Through its Child Passenger Safety Program, the NHTSA seeks to prevent child occupant deaths and injuries by increasing the correct use of child safety seats, booster seats and safety belts for children ages 0-16.

National Center for Statistics and Analysis
The NCSA is responsible for providing a wide range of statistical and analytical l support to the NHTSA and the traffic safety community through data collection, analysis, and crash investigation activities.

University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute Center for National Bus and Truck Statistics
Established to formalize the national program to collect and analyze truck accident data and expanded to include a survey of bus crashes.

Safety and Fitness Electric Records System (SAFERS)
The SAFER system offers company safety data and related services to the trucking industry and the public over the Internet.

Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration
The FMCSA's is to reduce crashes, fatalities, and injuries involving large trucks and buses. It was established as a separate administration within the U.S. Department of Transportation pursuant to the Motor Carrier Safety Improvement Act of 1999.

Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety
Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety is an alliance of health, safety and consumer groups, insurance companies and agents dedicated to making America's roads safer