Among the increasingly popular heavy-duty models, the height of the truck’s front end may reach a grown man’s shoulders or neck. Vehicles of this scale saddle their drivers with huge front and rear blind zones that make them perilous to operate in crowded areas. Since 1990, U.S. pickup trucks have added almost 1,300 pounds on average. Some of the biggest vehicles on the market now weigh almost 7,000 pounds.
Read Article: Bloomberg
From the Texas Trial Lawyers Association news release.