I think the truck driver that caused my accident was driving under the influence. Does that happen a lot?

Numbers released by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) reveal 12 percent of truckers test positive for over-the-counter stimulants. Drivers take these substances to keep themselves awake to drive as many hours as possible. Truckers have also tested positive for alcohol and illegal drugs.

Truckers may be disqualified from driving with a commercial driver’s license if their blood alcohol content (BAC) is found to be above 0.04 percent — half the legal limit applicable to others. In the aftermath of a collision, truck drivers may be required to submit to drug and/or alcohol testing.

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