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Semi-Safe: Other drivers often pay the price in deadly large truck crashes

The number of crashes involving a medium or heavy truck like a semi continues to increase both nationally and in Florida.

Jennifer Titus

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The year was 2014.  You may recall the horrifying images from a semi-truck crash in New Jersey. Comedian Tracy Morgan was seriously injured.

This past January, five children were among seven whose lives were cut short while on their way to Disney World. The fiery crash happened right here in Florida on Interstate 75.

The number of crashes involving a medium or heavy truck like a semi continues to increase both nationally and in Florida.