OCCUPANT FATALITY RATES BY VEHICLE TYPE, 2004 AND 2013
Fatality rate Motorcycles Light trucks Passenger cars
2004      
     Per 100,000 registered vehicles 69.83 14.11 14.39
     Per 100 million vehicle miles traveled 39.79 1.16 1.18
2013      
     Per 100,000 registered vehicles 55.54 7.60 9.29
     Per 100 million vehicle miles traveled 22.92 0.71 0.86
Percent change, 2004-2013      
     Per 100,000 registered vehicles -20.5% -46.1% -35.4%
     Per 100 million vehicle miles traveled -42.4 -38.8 -27.1
Source: U.S. Department of Transportation, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.