VEHICLES INVOLVED IN CRASHES BY VEHICLE TYPE AND CRASH SEVERITY, 1999 AND 2009
  Fatal crashes Injury crashes Property damage-only crashes
  1999 2009 1999 2009 1999 2009
Passenger cars            
Crashes 28,027 18,350 2,437,505 1,506,595 4,469,348 3,686,062
Rate per 100 million vehicle miles traveled 1.79 1.22 155 100 285 244
Rate per 100,000 registered vehicles 22.05 13.37 1,918 1,098 3,517 2,687
Light trucks (1)            
Crashes 19,959 17,902 1,165,266 1,066,231 2,491,389 2,865,941
Rate per 100 million vehicle miles traveled 2.22 1.60 129 95 277 256
Rate per 100,000 registered vehicles 27.37 17.55 1,598 1,045 3,416 2,810
Motorcycles            
Crashes 2,532 4,595 46,116 84,420 10,213 16,709
Rate per 100 million vehicle miles traveled 23.92 22.09 436 406 96 80
Rate per 100,000 registered vehicles 60.98 57.95 1,111 1,065 246 211

(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.