Vehicles Involved In Fatal Crashes By Vehicle Type, 2009 And 2018

 

  Fatal crashes
  2009 2018
Passenger cars    
Involved in crashes 18,413 20,333
Rate per 100 million vehicle miles traveled 1.22 1.45
Rate per 100,000 registered vehicles 13.42 15.30
Light trucks (1)    
Involved in crashes 17,958 19,775
Rate per 100 million vehicle miles traveled 1.6 1.32
Rate per 100,000 registered vehicles 17.6 14.00
Motorcycles    
Involved in crashes 4,603 5,115
Rate per 100 million vehicle miles traveled 22.11 25.48
Rate per 100,000 registered vehicles 58.05 59.02
(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.