Figure 1 Fatality Rates for Selected Modes

Figure 1 Fatality Rates for Selected Modes

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Figure 01: 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: For air carriers, the data were smoothed, using an exponential smoothing model, with a weight of 0.945 to reduce the year-to-year fluctuations. For air carriers, fatalities resulting from the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks include only those persons onboard aircraft.

Sources: U.S. Department of Transportation, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, National Center for Statistics and Analysis, Traffic Satety Facts 2003 tables 7-10 as of January 2005. Air carriers and general aviation-USDOT, BTS, National Transportation Statistics, tables 2-9 and 2-14, available at http://www.bts.gov, as of September 2005.