Current Table

Vehicles Involved In Fatal Crashes By Vehicle Type, 2009 And 2018

 

Vehicles involved 2009 2018
Passenger cars    
Involved in crashes 18,413 20,333
Rate per 100 million vehicle miles traveled 1.22 1.45
Rate per 100,000 registered vehicles 13.42 15.30
Light trucks (1)    
Involved in crashes 17,958 19,775
Rate per 100 million vehicle miles traveled 1.60 1.32
Rate per 100,000 registered vehicles 17.60 14.00
Motorcycles    
Involved in crashes 4,603 5,115
Rate per 100 million vehicle miles traveled 22.11 25.48
Rate per 100,000 registered vehicles 58.05 59.02

(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.

 
VEHICLES INVOLVED IN CRASHES BY VEHICLE TYPE AND CRASH SEVERITY,1997 AND 2007
  Fatal crashes Injury crashes Property damage-only  crashes
  1997 2007 1997 2007 1997 2007
Passenger cars            
Crashes 30,059 22,716 2,736,000 1,708,000 5,116,000 4,014,000
Rate per 100 million vehicle miles traveled 1.97 1.41 179 106 335 250
Rate per 100,000 registered vehicles 24.11 16.49 2,195 1,240 4,104 2,914
Light trucks (1)            
Crashes 18,628 21,686 1,064,000 1,163,000 2,314,000 3,007,000
Rate per 100 million vehicle miles traveled 2.26 1.84 129 99 281 256
Rate per 100,000 registered vehicles 27.68 21.48 1,582 1,152 3,439 2,978
Motorcycles            
Crashes 2,160 5,286 51,000 98,000 10,000 20,000
Rate per 100 million vehicle miles traveled 21.43 38.83 501 720 102 146
Rate per 100,000 registered vehicles 56.45 74.05 1,321 1,374 268 278

(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.

 
VEHICLES INVOLVED IN CRASHES BY VEHICLE TYPE AND CRASH SEVERITY, 1998 AND 2008
  Fatal crashes Injury crashes Property damage-only crashes
  1998 2008 1998 2008 1998 2008
Passenger cars            
Crashes 29,040 20,376 2,545,000 1,624,000 4,896,000 3,931,000
Rate per 100 million
vehicle miles traveled
1.87 1.29 164 103 315 249
Rate per 100,000
registered vehicles
23.05 14.66 2,020 1,168 3,887 2,827
Light trucks (1)            
Crashes 19,363 19,072 1,059,000 1,095,000 2,315,000 2,848,000
Rate per 100 million
vehicle miles traveled
2.25 1.66 123 96 269 249
Rate per 100,000 registered vehicles 27.75 18.91 1,517 1,086 3,317 2,824
Motorcycles            
Crashes 2,334 5,387 45,000 90,000 9,000 18,000
Rate per 100 million
vehicle miles traveled
22.70 37.19 433 622 84 126
Rate per 100,000 registered vehicles 60.16 69.48 1,148 1,162 222 235

(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.

 
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.

 
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.

 
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.

 
VEHICLES INVOLVED IN CRASHES BY VEHICLE TYPE AND CRASH SEVERITY, 2003 AND 2012
  Fatal crashes Injury crashes Property
damage-only crashes
  2003 2012 2003 2012 2003 2012
Passenger cars            
Crashes 26,562 18,092 2,129,232 1,683,457 4,355,703 3,875,068
Rate per 100 million vehicle miles traveled 1.65 1.31 132 122 270 281
Rate per 100,000 registered vehicles 20.17 14.24 1,617 1,325 3,308 3,049
Light trucks (1)            
Crashes 22,299 17,254 1,232,615 1,087,044 2,804,228 2,705,815
Rate per 100 million vehicle miles traveled 2.14 1.34 118 84 269 210
Rate per 100,000 registered vehicles 26.21 14.54 1,449 916 3,297 2,280
Motorcycles            
Crashes 3,802 5,080 63,644 88,920 13,575 17,863
Rate per 100 million vehicle miles traveled 39.70 23.85 665 418 142 84
Rate per 100,000 registered vehicles 70.80 60.08 1,185 1,052 253 211

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

 
VEHICLES INVOLVED IN CRASHES BY VEHICLE TYPE AND CRASH SEVERITY, 2004 AND 2013
  Fatal crashes Injury crashes Property damage-only
crashes
  2004 2013 2004 2013 2004 2013
Passenger cars            
Crashes 25,682 17,834 1,990,000 1,662,000 4,216,000 3,989,000
Rate per 100 million vehicle miles traveled 1.58 1.29 122 120 259 288
Rate per 100,000 registered vehicles 19.25 13.83 1,491 1,289 3,160 3,093
Light trucks (1)            
Crashes 22,486 16,857 1,246,000 1,076,000 2,886,000 2,776,000
Rate per 100 million vehicle miles traveled 2.05 1.30 114 83 263 215
Rate per 100,000 registered vehicles 25.04 13.99 1,387 893 3,213 2,305
Motorcycles            
Crashes 4,121 4,774 70,000 84,000 13,000 18,000
Rate per 100 million vehicle miles traveled 40.71 23.44 694 413 132 86
Rate per 100,000 registered vehicles 71.45 56.80 1,217 1,001 231 210

(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.

 
Vehicles Involved In Crashes By Vehicle Type And Crash Severity, 2005 And 2014

 

  Fatal crashes Injury crashes Property damage-only
crashes
  2005 2014 2005 2014 2005 2014
Passenger cars            
Involved in crashes 25,169 17,848 1,893,000 1,685,000 4,169,000 4,279,000
Rate per 100 million vehicle miles traveled 1.56 1.28 117 121 258 306
Rate per 100,000 registered vehicles 18.60 13.61 1,399 1,285 3,081 3,263
Light trucks (1)            
Involved in crashes 22,964 17,136 1,209,000 1,138,000 2,919,000 3,028,000
Rate per 100 million vehicle miles traveled 2.03 1.30 107 87 258 230
Rate per 100,000 registered vehicles 24.23 13.88 1,275 922 3,080 2,452
Motorcycles            
Involved in crashes 4,682 4,694 80,000 87,000 18,000 19,000
Rate per 100 million vehicle miles traveled 44.79 23.51 769 435 174 94
Rate per 100,000 registered vehicles 75.19 55.76 1,291 1,033 291 224

(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.

 
Vehicles Involved In Crashes By Vehicle Type And Crash Severity, 2006 And 2015

 

  Fatal crashes Injury crashes Property damage-only
crashes
  2006 2015 2006 2015 2006 2015
Passenger cars            
Involved in crashes 24,260 19,534 1,794,000 1,785,000 4,046,000 4,438,000
Rate per 100 million vehicle miles traveled 1.50 1.37 111 126 250 312
Rate per 100,000 registered vehicles 17.70 14.66 1,309 1,340 2,953 3,331
Light trucks (1)            
Involved in crashes 22,411 18,675 1,202,000 1,198,000 2,932,000 3,197,000
Rate per 100 million vehicle miles traveled 1.94 1.37 104 88 254 235
Rate per 100,000 registered vehicles 22.85 14.66 1,225 941 2,990 2,509
Motorcycles            
Involved in crashes 4,963 5,076 84,000 84,000 15,000 13,000
Rate per 100 million vehicle miles traveled 41.19 25.89 694 430 128 66
Rate per 100,000 registered vehicles 74.31 59.02 1,251 980 230 150

(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.

 
Vehicles Involved In Fatal Crashes By Vehicle Type And Crash Severity, 2007 And 2016
Vehicles involved 2007 2016
Passenger cars    
Involved in crashes 22,856 20,839
Rate per 100 million vehicle miles traveled 1.47 1.45
Rate per 100,000 registered vehicles 16.57 15.45
Light trucks (1)    
Involved in crashes 21,810 20,069
Rate per 100 million vehicle miles traveled 1.92 1.42
Rate per 100,000 registered vehicles 21.63 15.20
Motorcycles    
Involved in crashes 5,306 5,421
Rate per 100 million vehicle miles traveled 24.80 26.52
Rate per 100,000 registered vehicles 74.33 62.46

(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.

 
Vehicles Involved In Fatal Crashes By Vehicle Type, 2008 And 2017

 

Vehicle involved 2008 2017
Passenger cars    
Involved in crashes 20,474 21,031
Rate per 100 million vehicle miles traveled 1.34 1.48
Rate per 100,000 registered vehicles 14.73 15.82
Light trucks (1)    
Involved in crashes 19,179 19,986
Rate per 100 million vehicle miles traveled 1.73 1.38
Rate per 100,000 registered vehicles 19.01 14.75
Motorcycles    
Involved in crashes 5,409 5,326
Rate per 100 million vehicle miles traveled 25.99 26.43
Rate per 100,000 registered vehicles 69.77 61.11

(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.