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Driver/sales workers and truck drivers
Fatality rate: 24.7 per 100,000 workers; 880 total
Risk factors: Truck drivers may get to enjoy seeing the countryside, but long hours on the road take a toll. Even the most vigilant of drivers sometimes breaks down under heavy pressure to produce. Traffic accidents are the major cause of fatalities among this group, according to the BLS.
Average annual salary: $38,030