Vehicles Involved In Fatal Crashes By Vehicle Type, 2010 And 2019

 

Vehicle involved 2010 2019
Passenger cars    
Involved in crashes 17,804 19,582
Rate per 100 million vehicle miles traveled 1.18 1.42
Rate per 100,000 registered vehicles 13.16 15.06
Light trucks (1)    
Involved in crashes 17,491 19,830
Rate per 100 million vehicle miles traveled 1.53 1.28
Rate per 100,000 registered vehicles 17.09 13.53
Motorcycles    
Involved in crashes 4,651 5,114
Rate per 100 million vehicle miles traveled 25.12 25.98
Rate per 100,000 registered vehicles 58.07 59.49
(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.