Figure 2-4 Fatality Rates for Selected Modes

Figure 2-4 Fatality Rates for Selected Modes

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Figure 2-4. 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: Air carrier data were smoothed using an exponential smoothing model, with a weight of 0.945 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: U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT), National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, National Center for Statistics and Analysis, Traffic Safety Facts 2004 tables 7-10, as of March 2006. Air carriers and general aviation-USDOT, Research and Innovative Technology Administration, Bureau of Transportation Statistics, National Transportation Statistics, tables 2-9 and 2-14, available at http://www.bts.gov, as of September 2006.