Figure 2 Fatality Rates for Selected Modes

Figure 2 Fatality Rates for Selected Modes

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Figure 2: Fatality Rates for Selected Modes. If you are a user with disability and cannot view this image, use the table version. If you need further assistance, call 800-853-1351 or email answers@bts.gov.

Notes: Data revised from previous editions—air:1990–1991, 1994, 1999–2001; light truck: 1998–1999, 2001. Air carrier data were smoothed using an exponential smoothing model, with a weight of 0.94 to reduce the year-to-year fluctuations. Air carrier fatalities resulting from the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks include only those persons onboard aircraft.

Sources: USDOT, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Traffic Safety Facts 2002, tables 7–10, available at http://www-nrd.nhtsa.dot.gov/pdf/nrd-30/NCSA/TSFAnn/TSF2002Final.pdf, as of Oct. 2004. Air carriers and general aviation— USDOT, Bureau of Transportation Statistics, National Transportation Statistics, tables 2-9 and 2-14, available at http://www.bts.gov.