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Vehicles Involved In Crashes By Vehicle Type And Crash Severity, 2006 And 2015
  Fatal crashes Injury crashes Property damage-only
crashes
  2006 2015 2006 2015 2006 2015
Passenger cars            
Involved in crashes 24,260 19,534 1,794,000 1,785,000 4,046,000 4,438,000
Rate per 100 million vehicle miles traveled 1.50 1.37 111 126 250 312
Rate per 100,000 registered vehicles 17.70 14.66 1,309 1,340 2,953 3,331
Light trucks (1)            
Involved in crashes 22,411 18,675 1,202,000 1,198,000 2,932,000 3,197,000
Rate per 100 million vehicle miles traveled 1.94 1.37 104 88 254 235
Rate per 100,000 registered vehicles 22.85 14.66 1,225 941 2,990 2,509
Motorcycles            
Involved in crashes 4,963 5,076 84,000 84,000 15,000 13,000
Rate per 100 million vehicle miles traveled 41.19 25.89 694 430 128 66
Rate per 100,000 registered vehicles 74.31 59.02 1,251 980 230 150

(1) Trucks with 10,000 pounds or less gross vehicle weight. Includes pickups, vans, truck-based station wagons and utility vehicles.

Source: U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT), National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). Vehicle miles traveled - USDOT, Federal Highway Administration, revised by NHTSA; Registered passenger cars and light trucks - R.L. Polk & Co; Registered motorcycles - USDOT, Federal Highway Administration.

 
VEHICLES INVOLVED IN CRASHES BY VEHICLE TYPE AND CRASH SEVERITY, 2008
  Crash severity       
  Fatal   Injury   Property damage only  Total  
Vehicle type Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent
Passenger car 20,376 40.4% 1,624,000 56.1% 3,931,000 54.9% 5,575,000 55.1%
Light truck 19,072 37.8 1,095,000 37.8 2,848,000 39.7 3,963,000 39.2
Large truck 4,066 8.1 66,000 2.3 309,000 4.3 380,000 3.8
Motorcycle 5,387 10.7 90,000 3.1 18,000 0.3 114,000 1.1
Bus 247 0.5 11,000 0.4 49,000 0.7 60,000 0.6
Other 625 1.2 8,000 0.3 10,000 0.1 19,000 0.2
Total 50,430 (1) 100.0 2,894,000 100.0 7,166,000 100.0 1,011,000 100.0

(1) Includes 657 vehicles of unknown type involved in fatal crashes.

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

 
VEHICLES INVOLVED IN CRASHES BY VEHICLE TYPE AND CRASH SEVERITY, 2009
  Crash severity       
  Fatal   Injury   Property damage only  Total  
Vehicle type Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent
Passenger car   18,350 40.4% 1,507,000 55.2% 3,686,000 53.7% 5,211,000 54.1%
Light truck   17,902 39.4 1,066,000 39.1 2,866,000 41.7 3,950,000 41.0
Large truck   3,215 7.1 53,000 2.0 239,000 3.5 296,000 3.1
Motorcycle   4,595 10.1 84,000 3.1 17,000 0.2 106,000 1.1
Bus   221 0.5 10,000 0.4 47,000 0.7 58,000 0.6
Other   592 1.3 6,000 0.2 12,000 0.2 19,000 0.2
Total    45,435 (1)
100.0% 2,727,000 100.0% 6,868,000 100.0% 9,640,000 100.0%

(1) Includes 560 vehicles of unknown type involved in fatal crashes.

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

 
VEHICLES INVOLVED IN CRASHES BY VEHICLE TYPE AND CRASH SEVERITY, 2010
  Crash severity       
  Fatal Injury Property damage only Total
Vehicle type Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent
Passenger car   17,718 39.6% 1,579,000 56.7% 3,754,000 55.7% 5,350,000 55.9%
Light truck   17,428 39.0 1,053,000 37.8 2,704,000 40.1 3,775,000 39.5
Large truck   3,484 7.8 58,000 2.1 214,000 3.2 276,000 2.9
Motorcycle   4,633 10.4 78,000 2.8 14,000 0.2 96,000 1.0
Bus   249 0.6 12,000 0.4 42,000 0.6 54,000 0.6
Other   546 1.2 5,000 0.2 9,000 0.1 15,000 0.2
Total    44,713 (1)  100.0% 2,785,000 100.0% 6,737,000 100.0% 9,567,000 100.0%

(1) Includes 655 vehicles of unknown type involved in fatal crashes.

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

 
VEHICLES INVOLVED IN CRASHES BY VEHICLE TYPE AND CRASH SEVERITY, 2011
  Crash severity       
  Fatal Injury Property damage only Total
Vehicle type Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent
Passenger car   17,442 39.7% 1,571,000 57.0% 3,740,000 56.6% 5,328,000 56.6%
Light truck   16,740 38.1 1,026,000 37.2 2,582,000 39.0 3,625,000 38.5
Large truck   3,608 8.2 63,000 2.3 221,000 3.3 287,000 3.1
Motorcycle   4,749 10.8% 77,000 2.8% 18,000 0.3% 100,000 1.1%
Bus   244 0.6 13,000 0.5 44,000 0.7 57,000 0.6
Other   535 1.2 6,000 0.2 7,000 0.1 14,000 0.1
Total    43,495 (1)  100.0% 2,756,000 100.0% 6,612,000 100.0% 9,412,000 100.0%

(1) Includes 627 vehicles of unknown type involved in fatal crashes.

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

 
VEHICLES INVOLVED IN CRASHES BY VEHICLE TYPE AND CRASH SEVERITY, 2012
  Crash severity         
  Fatal Injury Property damage only Total
Vehicle type Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent
Passenger car 18,092 39.6% 1,683,000 57.0% 3,875,000 56.1% 5,577,000 56.3%
Light truck   17,254 37.8 1,087,000 36.8 2,706,000 39.2 3,810,000 38.5
Large truck   3,802 8.3 77,000 2.6 253,000 3.7 333,000 3.4
Motorcycle   5,080 11.1% 89,000 3.0% 18,000 0.3% 112,000 1.1%
Bus   251 0.5 12,000 0.4 42,000 0.6 55,000 0.6
Other   507 1.1 7,000 0.2 8,000 0.1 15,000 0.2
Total   45,637 (1) 100.0% 2,955,000 100.0% 6,902,000 100.0% 9,902,000 100.0%

(1) Includes 651 vehicles of unknown type involved in fatal crashes.

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

 
VEHICLES INVOLVED IN CRASHES BY VEHICLE TYPE AND CRASH SEVERITY, 2013
  Crash severity         
  Fatal Injury Property damage only Total
Vehicle type Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent
Passenger car 17,834 39.7% 1,662,000 57.0% 3,989,000 56.2% 5,669,000 56.3%
Light truck 16,857 37.6 1,076,000 36.9 2,776,000 39.1 3,869,000 38.4
Large truck 3,906 8.7 73,000 2.5 265,000 3.7 342,000 3.4
Motorcycle 4,774 10.6% 84,000 2.9% 18,000 0.2% 106,000 1.1%
Bus 280 0.6 18,000 0.6 48,000 0.7 67,000 0.7
Other 538 1.2 5,000 0.2 5,000 0.1 11,000 0.1
Total 44,868 (1) 100.0% 2,919,000 100.0% 7,101,000 100.0% 10,064,000 100.0%

(1) Includes 679 vehicles of unknown type involved in fatal crashes.

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

 
Vehicles Involved in Crashes by Vehicle Type and Crash Severity, 2014
  Crash severity    
  Fatal Injury Property damage only Total
Vehicle type Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent
Passenger car   17,848 39.8% 1,685,000 55.9% 4,279,000 55.3% 5,982,000 55.4%
Light truck   17,136 38.2 1,138,000 37.8 3,028,000 39.1 4,184,000 38.7
Large truck   3,744 8.3 88,000 2.9 346,000 4.5 438,000 4.1
Motorcycle   4,694 10.5 87,000 2.9% 19,000 0.2 110,000 1.0
Bus   234 0.5 11,000 0.4 58,000 0.8 69,000 0.6
Other   550 1.2 5,000 0.2 9,000 0.1 15,000 0.1
Total 44,858 (1) 100.0% 3,015,000 100.0% 7,739,000 100.0% 10,799,000 100.0%

(1) Includes 679 vehicles of unknown type involved in fatal crashes.

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