The actions of a serial killer are generally considered as taking multiple lives over a period of time and not in one incident. After reviewing the statistics regarding highway fatalities throughout the U.S., you could almost consider eighteen wheelers and the like to be the serial killers of the nation's roads. So why is this continuing and why are the killers still allowed to operate among us, sharing the roads and often our lanes?
Looking at statistics from 2014, out of all truck accidents where a passenger vehicle was involved and resulted in a fatality, the majority of deaths were those in the passenger vehicles. Some reasons that commercial trucks are behind so many fatalities are prolific and include: