Table 2-3: Large Truck Involvement in Fatal Crashes: 2007

Table 2-3: Large Truck Involvement in Fatal Crashes: 2007

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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 1,031 1,471 16 1.6 127 8.6
Alaska 69 118 1 1.4 6 5.1
Arizona 884 1,448 20 2.3 94 6.5
Arkansas 601 860 27 4.5 110 12.8
California 3,194 5,503 46 1.4 361 6.6
Colorado 480 789 22 4.6 77 9.8
Connecticut 241 384 5 2.1 24 6.3
Delaware 100 159 0 0.0 6 3.8
District of Columbia 23 48 0 0.0 2 4.2
Florida 2,546 4,566 47 1.8 288 6.3
Georgia 1,469 2,301 36 2.5 212 9.2
Hawaii 106 171 0 0.0 3 1.8
Idaho 232 291 5 2.2 26 8.9
Illinois 1,054 1,710 17 1.6 148 8.7
Indiana 822 1,240 24 2.9 142 11.5
Iowa 414 578 12 2.9 70 12.1
Kansas 394 624 14 3.6 74 11.9
Kentucky 816 1,188 21 2.6 103 8.7
Louisiana 856 1,300 26 3.0 115 8.8
Maine 170 232 5 2.9 20 8.6
Maryland 489 849 9 1.8 63 7.4
Massachusetts 345 551 4 1.2 26 4.7
Michigan 932 1,543 6 0.6 114 7.4
Minnesota 467 783 8 1.7 72 9.2
Mississippi 818 1,117 11 1.3 70 6.3
Missouri 900 1,331 33 3.7 138 10.4
Montana 257 328 11 4.3 29 8.8
Nebraska 247 358 7 2.8 44 12.3
Nevada 308 514 3 1.0 25 4.9
New Hampshire 113 181 1 0.9 10 5.5
New Jersey 559 1,003 14 2.5 70 7.0
New Mexico 354 498 19 5.4 60 12.0
New York 1,000 1,847 22 2.2 146 7.9
North Carolina 1,484 2,224 40 2.7 151 6.8
North Dakota 106 124 3 2.8 13 10.5
Ohio 1,129 1,749 14 1.2 124 7.1
Oklahoma 685 983 25 3.6 94 9.6
Oregon 390 585 7 1.8 52 8.9
Pennsylvania 1,313 2,163 30 2.3 214 9.9
Rhode Island 55 79 0 0.0 6 7.6
South Carolina 939 1,400 11 1.2 80 5.7
South Dakota 139 176 2 1.4 14 8.0
Tennessee 1,129 1,643 34 3.0 146 8.9
Texas 2,911 4,585 78 2.7 455 9.9
Utah 261 372 9 3.4 36 9.7
Vermont 62 86 1 1.6 4 4.7
Virginia 932 1,359 19 2.0 105 7.7
Washington 491 787 10 2.0 71 9.0
West Virginia 403 544 8 2.0 45 8.3
Wisconsin 687 1,006 10 1.5 78 7.8
Wyoming 148 177 9 6.1 21 11.9
United States, total 35,555 55,926 802 2.3 4,584 8.2

SOURCES: U.S. Department of Transportation, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, 2007 Traffic Safety Fact Sheets: Large Trucks, Washington, DC: 2008, available at http://www.nhtsa.gov/ as of January 2009; U.S. Department of Transportation, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Traffic Safety Facts 2007 Early Edition, Washington, DC: 2008, available at http://www.nhtsa.gov/ as of Jan. 13, 2009.