VEHICLES INVOLVED IN CRASHES BY VEHICLE TYPE AND CRASH SEVERITY, 2001 AND 2011
  Fatal crashes Injury crashes Property damage-only crashes
  2001 2011 2001 2011 2001 2011
Passenger cars            
Crashes 27,586 17,442 2,279,000 1,571,000 4,399,000 3,740,000
Rate per 100 million vehicle miles traveled 1.73 1.17 143 105 276 250
Rate per 100,000 registered vehicles 21.38 12.96 1,766 1,168 3,409 2,779
Light trucks (1)            
Crashes 20,831 16,740 1,218,000 1,026,000 2,679,000 2,582,000
Rate per 100 million vehicle miles traveled 2.14 1.45 125 89 275 224
Rate per 100,000 registered vehicles 26.48 16.16 1,548 990 3,406 2,492
Motorcycles            
Crashes 3,265 4,749 57,000 77,000 14,000 18,000
Rate per 100 million vehicle miles traveled 33.89 25.67 588 414 150 98
Rate per 100,000 registered vehicles 66.59 56.28 1,155 907 295 216

(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.