VEHICLES INVOLVED IN CRASHES BY VEHICLE TYPE AND CRASH SEVERITY, 2000 AND 2010
  Fatal crashes Injury crashes  Property damage-only crashes
  2000 2010 2000 2010 2000 2010
Passenger cars            
Crashes 27,802 17,718 2,396,000 1,579,000 4,467,000 3,754,000
Rate per 100 million vehicle miles traveled 1.76 1.18 151 105 282 249
Rate per 100,000 registered vehicles 21.73 13.09 1,873 1,167 3,491 2,774
Light trucks (1)            
Crashes 20,498 17,428 1,209,000 1,053,000 2,621,000 2,704,000
Rate per 100 million vehicle miles traveled 2.18 1.53 129 92 279 237
Rate per 100,000 registered vehicles 26.98 17.02 1,591 1,029 3,450 2,642
Motorcycles            
Crashes 2,975 4,633 53,000 78,000 14,000 14,000
Rate per 100 million vehicle miles traveled 28.42 25.09 509 420 133 77
Rate per 100,000 registered vehicles 68.45 56.42 1,226 944 321 173

(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 Highways Administration, revised by NHTSA; Registered passenger cars and light trucks - R.L. Polk & Co; Registered motorcycles - USDOT, Federal Highway Administration.