Table 2-19: California Hazardous Materials Incidents by Mode: 2000

Table 2-19: California Hazardous Materials Incidents by Mode: 2000

(Not including pipelines)

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Mode Total incidents Deaths Major Injuries Minor Injuries Damages ($ thousands)
Highway 969 0 0 11 7,403
Rail 138 0 0 1 521
Air 95 0 0 0 55
Water1 2 0 0 0 43
Total 1,204 0 0 12 8,022

1Includes only packaged shipments (i.e., non-bulk shipments).

NOTE FOR DATA ON THIS PAGE: Hazardous materials incident data are subject to revision and correction by the Office of Hazardous Materials Safety.

SOURCE FOR DATA ON THIS PAGE: U.S. Department of Transportation, Research and Special Programs Administration, Office of Hazardous Materials Safety, Hazmat Summary by State for Calendar Year 2000, and earlier years, Washington, DC: 2002, available at http://hazmat.dot.gov/ as of April 24, 2002.