Table 2-3: Large Truck Involvement in Fatal Crashes: 2008

Table 2-3: Large Truck Involvement in Fatal Crashes: 2008

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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 890 1,289 27 3.0 124 9.6
Alaska 58 91 1 1.7 5 5.5
Arizona 792 1,261 19 2.4 99 7.9
Arkansas 549 784 20 3.6 77 9.8
California 2,672 4,749 40 1.5 304 6.4
Colorado 486 713 10 2.1 58 8.1
Connecticut 222 360 2 0.9 26 7.2
Delaware 94 153 0 0.0 7 4.6
District of Columbia 24 44 0 0.0 2 4.5
Florida 2,348 4,227 34 1.4 269 6.4
Georgia 1,322 2,070 32 2.4 179 8.6
Hawaii 84 140 1 1.2 6 4.3
Idaho 219 304 12 5.5 32 10.5
Illinois 876 1,437 11 1.3 136 9.5
Indiana 734 1,122 12 1.6 128 11.4
Iowa 387 571 9 2.3 69 12.1
Kansas 360 498 7 1.9 57 11.4
Kentucky 751 1,102 22 2.9 98 8.9
Louisiana 790 1,169 26 3.3 104 8.9
Maine 138 204 6 4.3 21 10.3
Maryland 466 817 7 1.5 50 6.1
Massachusetts 275 444 3 1.1 20 4.5
Michigan 836 1,414 8 1.0 90 6.4
Minnesota 411 641 11 2.7 62 9.7
Mississippi 728 985 13 1.8 70 7.1
Missouri 892 1,253 17 1.9 117 9.3
Montana 215 286 5 2.3 27 9.4
Nebraska 202 284 5 2.5 41 14.4
Nevada 258 446 0 0.0 21 4.7
New Hampshire 128 195 1 0.8 12 6.2
New Jersey 431 811 12 2.8 48 5.9
New Mexico 320 446 13 4.1 43 9.6
New York 890 1,703 7 0.8 112 6.6
North Carolina 1,233 1,892 21 1.7 143 7.6
North Dakota 96 137 7 7.3 21 15.3
Ohio 1,068 1,649 19 1.8 133 8.1
Oklahoma 690 1,009 24 3.5 108 10.7
Oregon 350 521 5 1.4 39 7.5
Pennsylvania 1,315 2,030 31 2.4 195 9.6
Rhode Island 51 81 0 0.0 2 2.5
South Carolina 806 1,165 19 2.4 81 7.0
South Dakota 110 148 1 0.9 13 8.8
Tennessee 964 1,383 19 2.0 92 6.7
Texas 2,900 4,619 85 2.9 421 9.1
Utah 237 350 7 3.0 32 9.1
Vermont 72 102 1 1.4 6 5.9
Virginia 734 1,097 17 2.3 71 6.5
Washington 448 710 10 2.2 54 7.6
West Virginia 365 480 5 1.4 46 9.6
Wisconsin 541 857 5 0.9 67 7.8
Wyoming 151 187 8 5.3 28 15.0
United States, total 31,979 50,430 677 2.1 4,066 8.1

SOURCES: Total vehicles involved in all fatal motor vehicle crashes and Large trucks involved in fatal crashes: U.S. Department of Transportation, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, 2008 Traffic Safety Fact Sheets: Large Trucks (Washington, DC: 2009), available at http://www-nrd.nhtsa.dot.gov/Cats/index.aspx as of Apr. 14, 2010; Total occupant fatalities in all motor vehicle crashes and Large truck occupant fatalities: U.S. Department of Transportation, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Traffic Safety Facts 2008 Final Edition (Washington, DC: 2009), table 113, available at http://www-nrd.nhtsa.dot.gov/Cats/index.aspx as of Apr. 14, 2010.