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OCCUPANT FATALITY RATES BY VEHICLE TYPE, 2003 AND 2012
Fatality rate Motorcycles Light trucks Passenger cars
2003      
     Per 100,000 registered vehicles 69.83 14.75 14.98
     Per 100 million vehicle miles traveled 39.79 1.20 1.22
2012      
     Per 100,000 registered vehicles 58.63 7.92 9.66
     Per 100 million vehicle miles traveled 23.27 0.73 0.89
Percent change, 2003-2012      
     Per 100,000 registered vehicles -16.0% -46.3% -35.5%
     Per 100 million vehicle miles traveled -41.5 -39.2 -27.0

Source: U.S. Department of Transportation, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

 
OCCUPANT FATALITY RATES BY VEHICLE TYPE, 1997 AND 2007
Fatality rate Motorcycles Passenger cars Light trucks
1997      
     Per 100,000 registered vehicles 55.30 17.81 15.23
     Per 100 million vehicle miles traveled 20.99 1.45 1.24
2007      
     Per 100,000 registered vehicles 72.20 11.99 12.29
     Per 100 million vehicle miles traveled 37.86 1.03 1.05
Percent Change, 1997-2007      
     Per 100,000 registered vehicles 30.6% -32.7% -19.3%
     Per 100 million vehicle miles traveled 80.4 -29.0 -15.3
Source: U.S. Department of Transportation,
National Highway
Traffic Safety Administration.
 
OCCUPANT FATALITY RATES BY VEHICLE TYPE, 1998 AND 2008
Fatality rate Motorcycles Light trucks Passenger cars
1998      
     Per 100,000 registered vehicles 59.13 15.34 16.83
     Per 100 million vehicle miles traveled 22.31 1.24 1.36
2008      
     Per 100,000 registered vehicles 68.52 10.72 10.53
     Per 100 million vehicle miles traveled 36.37 0.94 0.93
Percent Change, 1998-2008      
     Per 100,000 registered vehicles 15.9% -30.1% -37.4%
     Per 100 million vehicle miles traveled 63.0 -24.2 -31.6

Source: U.S. Department of Transportation, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

 
OCCUPANT FATALITY RATES BY VEHICLE TYPE, 1999 AND 2009
Fatality rate Motorcycles Light trucks Passenger cars
1999      
     Per 100,000 registered vehicles 59.80 15.45 16.42
     Per 100 million vehicle miles traveled 23.46 1.25 1.33
2009      
     Per 100,000 registered vehicles 56.27 10.08 9.54
     Per 100 million vehicle miles traveled 21.45 0.92 0.87
Percent Change, 1998-2008      
     Per 100,000 registered vehicles -5.9% -34.8% -41.9%
     Per 100 million vehicle miles traveled -8.6 -26.4 -34.6

Source: U.S. Department of Transportation, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

 
OCCUPANT FATALITY RATES BY VEHICLE TYPE, 2001 AND 2010
Fatality rate Motorcycles Light trucks Passenger cars
2001      
     Per 100,000 registered vehicles 65.20 15.75 14.90
     Per 100 million vehicle miles traveled 33.19 1.27 1.20
2010      
     Per 100,000 registered vehicles 54.82 9.19 9.53
     Per 100 million vehicle miles traveled 24.39 0.83 0.86
Percent change, 2001-2010      
     Per 100,000 registered vehicles -15.93% -41.64% -36.07%
     Per 100 million vehicle miles traveled -26.52 -35.18 -28.99

Source: U.S. Department of Transportation, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.