Table 2-3: Large Truck Involvement in Fatal Crashes: 2006

Table 2-3: Large Truck Involvement in Fatal Crashes: 2006

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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 Involved in fatal crashes
Number Percent of state total Number Percent of state total
Alabama 1,117 1,585 20 1.8 126 7.9
Alaska 63 111 1 1.6 4 3.6
Arizona 1,088 1,719 21 1.9 128 7.4
Arkansas 627 886 25 4.0 97 10.9
California 3,348 5,822 43 1.3 384 6.6
Colorado 463 724 19 4.1 73 10.1
Connecticut 260 435 2 0.8 29 6.7
Delaware 117 206 1 0.9 17 8.3
District of Columbia 20 49 0 0.0 2 4.1
Florida 2,672 4,847 39 1.5 336 6.9
Georgia 1,511 2,430 34 2.3 228 9.4
Hawaii 125 204 0 0.0 7 3.4
Idaho 256 332 0 0.0 24 7.2
Illinois 1,084 1,730 24 2.2 157 9.1
Indiana 801 1,250 27 3.4 136 10.9
Iowa 407 582 12 2.9 72 12.4
Kansas 439 628 14 3.2 64 10.2
Kentucky 853 1,263 25 2.9 104 8.2
Louisiana 861 1,332 11 1.3 97 7.3
Maine 173 246 4 2.3 18 7.3
Maryland 550 936 8 1.5 59 6.3
Massachusetts 362 572 6 1.7 33 5.8
Michigan 920 1,525 11 1.2 113 7.4
Minnesota 446 688 11 2.5 61 8.9
Mississippi 851 1,156 18 2.1 81 7.0
Missouri 1,009 1,470 22 2.2 130 8.8
Montana 249 298 8 3.2 26 8.7
Nebraska 258 333 5 1.9 28 8.4
Nevada 368 619 6 1.6 43 6.9
New Hampshire 119 179 0 0.0 7 3.9
New Jersey 592 1,063 13 2.2 60 5.6
New Mexico 409 572 13 3.2 67 11.7
New York 1,096 1,970 26 2.4 163 8.3
North Carolina 1,358 2,121 16 1.2 148 7.0
North Dakota 107 134 6 5.6 17 12.7
Ohio 1,121 1,741 27 2.4 152 8.7
Oklahoma 710 1,025 35 4.9 134 13.1
Oregon 415 597 12 2.9 50 8.4
Pennsylvania 1,339 2,087 35 2.6 183 8.8
Rhode Island 65 100 2 3.1 9 9.0
South Carolina 896 1,389 12 1.3 88 6.3
South Dakota 183 237 6 3.3 17 7.2
Tennessee 1,182 1,729 29 2.5 140 8.1
Texas 3,023 4,674 88 2.9 446 9.5
Utah 248 365 6 2.4 31 8.5
Vermont 87 106 3 3.4 10 9.4
Virginia 865 1,246 20 2.3 102 8.2
Washington 552 858 14 2.5 66 7.7
West Virginia 387 552 9 2.3 45 8.2
Wisconsin 661 965 4 0.6 72 7.5
Wyoming 189 255 12 6.3 48 18.8
United States, total 36,902 57,943 805 2.2 4,732 8.2

SOURCES: U.S. Department of Transportation, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, 2006 Traffic Safety Fact Sheets: Large Trucks, Washington, DC: 2007, available at http://www.nhtsa.gov/portal/site/nhtsa/ncsa as of Dec. 10, 2007; U.S. Department of Transportation, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Traffic Safety Facts 2006 Early Edition, Washington, DC: 2007, available at www.nhtsa.dot.gov/portal/nhtsa_static_file_downloader.jsp?file=/staticfiles/DOT/NHTSA/NCSA/Content/TSF/TSF2006EE.pdf as of Dec. 10, 2007.