Vehicles Involved In Fatal Crashes By Vehicle Type And Crash Severity, 2007 And 2016
Vehicles involved 2007 2016
Passenger cars    
Involved in crashes 22,856 20,839
Rate per 100 million vehicle miles traveled 1.47 1.45
Rate per 100,000 registered vehicles 16.57 15.45
Light trucks (1)    
Involved in crashes 21,810 20,069
Rate per 100 million vehicle miles traveled 1.92 1.42
Rate per 100,000 registered vehicles 21.63 15.20
Motorcycles    
Involved in crashes 5,306 5,421
Rate per 100 million vehicle miles traveled 24.80 26.52
Rate per 100,000 registered vehicles 74.33 62.46
(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.