The North Carolina Department of Transportation has shown that their state’s Polk County experienced 44 tractor trailer accidents so far this year, most of them along Interstate 26. According to AAA Carolinas, this makes the area one of the top five most dangerous counties in the state. A safety planning engineer says that large amounts of vehicles and high speed limits could contribute, as could steep roads. Drivers of other automobiles are advised to avoid commercial trucks’ blind spots at all costs to prevent disaster.
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