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6-2 Transportation Injuries by Mode

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Mode 2001 2011
Air 368 362
U.S. air carrier 19 20
Commuter carrier 4 0
On-demand air taxi 24 15
General aviation 321 327
Highway 3,032,672 2,217,000
Passenger car occupants 1,926,625 1,240,000
Motorcyclists 60,236 81,000
Light truck occupants 860,527 728,000
Heavy truck occupants 29,424 23,000
Bus occupants 15,427 13,000
Pedestrians 77,619 69,000
Pedalcyclists 45,277 48,000
Other 17,536 15,000
Pipeline 61 57
Hazardous liquid 10 2
Gas 51 55
Raila 9,990 7,550
Transitb,c 11,878 5,436
Water 5,008 3,840
Commercial vessel 734 759
Recreational boating 4,274 3,081
Total 3,059,977 2,234,245
Other countsd    
Highway-rail grade crossings 1,157 1,039
Commuter rail 1,813 1,811
Heavy railc 10,641 4,731
Light railc 1,201 601
Transit busc 38,840 12,585

aExcludes injuries involving motor vehicles at public highway-rail grade crossings, which are assumed to be counted under Highway categories. bIncludes automated guideway, heavy rail, and light rail injuries. Other transit injuries are assumed to be counted under Highway or Rail categories. cData for 2001 and 2011 are not comparable due to changes in methodology. dOther counts are included in modal categories above.

Source: U.S. Department of Transportation, Research and Innovative Technology Administration, Bureau of Transportation Statistics, National Transportation Statistics, table 2-2, available at www.bts.gov as of October 2013.