Table 2-3: Large Truck Involvement in Fatal Crashes: 2005

Table 2-3: Large Truck Involvement in Fatal Crashes: 2005

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State Total occupant fatalities in all motor vehicle crashes Total vehicles involved in all fatal motor vehicle crashes Large trucks
Occupant fatalities
Number
Occupant fatalities
Percent of state total
Involved in fatal crashes
Number
Involved in fatal crashes
Percent of state total
Alabama 1,044 1,539 17 1.6 119 7.7
Alaska 63 102 1 1.6 4 3.9
Arizona 979 1,586 14 1.4 88 5.5
Arkansas 607 890 27 4.4 132 14.8
California 3,442 5,814 41 1.2 376 6.5
Colorado 549 851 16 2.9 65 7.6
Connecticut 235 388 5 2.1 18 4.6
Delaware 121 196 2 1.7 8 4.1
District of Columbia 29 57 0 0.0 3 5.3
Florida 2,819 5,014 53 1.9 389 7.8
Georgia 1,547 2,510 30 1.9 240 9.6
Hawaii 100 177 0 0.0 4 2.3
Idaho 263 338 9 3.4 31 9.2
Illinois 1,166 1,938 29 2.5 195 10.1
Indiana 861 1,319 30 3.5 137 10.4
Iowa 414 599 6 1.4 65 10.9
Kansas 399 578 11 2.8 72 12.5
Kentucky 915 1,323 18 2.0 117 8.8
Louisiana 821 1,331 20 2.4 121 9.1
Maine 156 225 1 0.6 18 8.0
Maryland 501 904 9 1.8 57 6.3
Massachusetts 357 600 1 0.3 24 4.0
Michigan 964 1,634 6 0.6 106 6.5
Minnesota 508 771 12 2.4 60 7.8
Mississippi 854 1,163 18 2.1 80 6.9
Missouri 1,152 1,670 22 1.9 152 9.1
Montana 233 287 3 1.3 22 7.7
Nebraska 264 369 5 1.9 46 12.5
Nevada 353 586 13 3.7 49 8.4
New Hampshire 157 227 2 1.3 11 4.8
New Jersey 577 1,059 21 3.6 106 10.0
New Mexico 422 583 13 3.1 57 9.8
New York 1,053 1,895 25 2.4 139 7.3
North Carolina 1,329 2,119 33 2.5 193 9.1
North Dakota 112 133 3 2.7 10 7.5
Ohio 1,213 1,943 18 1.5 174 9.0
Oklahoma 743 1,069 27 3.6 111 10.4
Oregon 428 689 6 1.4 60 8.7
Pennsylvania 1,430 2,285 30 2.1 188 8.2
Rhode Island 72 113 0 0.0 1 0.9
South Carolina 979 1,424 21 2.1 119 8.4
South Dakota 171 226 5 2.9 15 6.6
Tennessee 1,185 1,752 27 2.3 143 8.2
Texas 3,019 4,767 78 2.6 455 9.5
Utah 259 363 10 3.9 28 7.7
Vermont 70 102 0 0.0 10 9.8
Virginia 835 1,247 25 3.0 106 8.5
Washington 558 858 11 2.0 57 6.6
West Virginia 349 502 9 2.6 49 9.8
Wisconsin 757 1,063 13 1.7 78 7.3
Wyoming 160 195 7 4.4 24 12.3
United States, total 37,594 59,373 803 2.1 4,932 8.3

SOURCES: U.S. Department of Transportation, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Traffic Safety Facts 2005: Overview, Washington, DC: 2006, available at http://www-nrd.nhtsa.dot.gov/Pubs/largetruckstsf05.PDF as of Nov. 30, 2006; U.S. Department of Transportation, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Traffic Safety Facts 2005 Early Edition, Washington, DC: 2006, available at http://www-nrd.nhtsa.dot.gov/Pubs/TSF2005EE.PDF as of Nov. 30, 2006.