Occupant Fatality Rates By Vehicle Type, 2007 And 2016

 

Fatality rate Motorcycles Light trucks Passenger cars
2007      
     Per 100,000 registered vehicles 72.48 12.36 12.05
     Per 100 million vehicle miles traveled 24.18 1.10 1.07
2016      
     Per 100,000 registered vehicles 60.90 7.80 9.94
     Per 100 million vehicle miles traveled 25.85 0.73 0.93
Percent change, 2007-2016      
     Per 100,000 registered vehicles -16.0% -36.9% -17.5%
     Per 100 million vehicle miles traveled 6.9 -33.6 -13.1
Source: U.S. Department of Transportation, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.