OCCUPANT FATALITY RATES BY VEHICLE TYPE, 2001 AND 2010
Fatality rate Motorcycles Light trucks Passenger cars
2001      
     Per 100,000 registered vehicles 65.20 15.75 14.90
     Per 100 million vehicle miles traveled 33.19 1.27 1.20
2010      
     Per 100,000 registered vehicles 54.82 9.19 9.53
     Per 100 million vehicle miles traveled 24.39 0.83 0.86
Percent change, 2001-2010      
     Per 100,000 registered vehicles -15.93% -41.64% -36.07%
     Per 100 million vehicle miles traveled -26.52 -35.18 -28.99

Source: U.S. Department of Transportation, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.