2-4 Fatality Rates for Selected Modes: 1985-2005

2-4 Fatality Rates for Selected Modes: 1985-2005

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Figure 2-4 - Fatality Rates for Selected Modes: 1985-2005. 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, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, National Center for Statistics and Analysis, Traffic Satety Facts 2005 tables 7-10, as of July 2006. Air carriers and general aviation-USDOT, BTS, National Transportation Statistics, tables 2-9 and 2-14, available at http://www.bts.gov as of October 2007.