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1-1 Transportation Fatalities by Mode: 1990, 2000, 2010, 2011

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Mode 1990 2000 2009 2010 2011
Aira          
Large U.S. air carrier 39 92 52 2 0
Commuter air carrier 6 5 0 0 0
On-demand air taxi 51 71 17 17 41
General aviation 770 596 479 454 443
Highwayb 44,599 41,945 33,883 32,999 32,367
Pipeline, gas and hazardous liquid 9 38 13 22 14
Railroadc 729 631 544 592 569
Transitd 235 208 224 215 229
Waterborne          
Vessel-related, commercial ship 85 53 50 41 28
Nonvessel-related, commercial shipe 101 134 53 52 34
Recreational boating 865 701 736 672 758


aAircraft and ground fatalities. bMotor vehicle occupant and nonoccupant fatalities, including at railroad crossings. cTrain occupant and nonoccupant fatalities for incidents and accidents, not including at public highway-rail grade crossings involving motor vehicles. Includes commuter rail. dAll reportable incident and accident fatalities. Includes heavy rail, light rail, motorbus, demand response, van pool, and automated guideway. eFatalities unrelated to vessel accidents, e.g., individual falling overboard and drowning.

Notes: Highway data for 2011 are preliminary. General aviation, highway, pipeline, and railroad data for 2010 are revised. Waterborne data for 2000 and 2010 are revised.

Sources: Air—National Transportation Safety Board. Highway—National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Pipeline—Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration. Railroad—Federal Railroad Administration, Transit—Federal Transit Administration and personal communication. Water—U.S. Coast Guard as cited in U.S. Department of Transportation, Research and Innovative Technology Administration, Bureau of Transportation Statistics, National Transportation Statistics, available at http://www.rita.dot.gov/bts/sites/rita.dot.gov.bts/files/publications/national_transportation_statistics/index.html accessed December 2012.