Table 2-3: Large Truck Involvement in Fatal Crashes: 2009

Table 2-3: Large Truck Involvement in Fatal Crashes: 2009

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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 776 1,142 16 2.1 82 7.2
Alaska 52 88 0 0.0 3 3.4
Arizona 657 1,008 9 1.4 69 6.8
Arkansas 541 773 13 2.4 80 10.3
California 2,379 4,205 36 1.5 268 6.4
Colorado 404 655 10 2.5 40 6.1
Connecticut 196 300 2 1.0 15 5.0
Delaware 95 154 0 0.0 7 4.5
District of Columbia 14 37 0 0.0 1 2.7
Florida 1,968 3,497 22 1.1 184 5.3
Georgia 1,108 1,750 29 2.6 135 7.7
Hawaii 90 139 2 2.2 4 2.9
Idaho 209 288 2 1.0 20 6.9
Illinois 779 1,301 4 0.5 92 7.1
Indiana 633 993 17 2.7 110 11.1
Iowa 349 506 12 3.4 64 12.6
Kansas 359 500 5 1.4 52 10.4
Kentucky 745 1,116 20 2.7 109 9.8
Louisiana 699 1,034 8 1.1 74 7.2
Maine 148 236 1 0.7 21 8.9
Maryland 421 776 4 1.0 51 6.6
Massachusetts 280 441 3 1.1 21 4.8
Michigan 727 1,240 2 0.3 67 5.4
Minnesota 368 554 7 1.9 50 9.0
Mississippi 632 857 9 1.4 55 6.4
Missouri 806 1,148 11 1.4 84 7.3
Montana 205 272 7 3.4 21 7.7
Nebraska 211 327 4 1.9 42 12.8
Nevada 201 336 5 2.5 21 6.3
New Hampshire 101 145 0 0.0 7 4.8
New Jersey 411 828 4 1.0 65 7.9
New Mexico 317 455 9 2.8 34 7.5
New York 819 1,517 11 1.3 103 6.8
North Carolina 1,150 1,778 16 1.4 117 6.6
North Dakota 135 169 6 4.4 28 16.6
Ohio 908 1,426 10 1.1 108 7.6
Oklahoma 694 943 26 3.7 83 8.8
Oregon 332 489 5 1.5 30 6.1
Pennsylvania 1,099 1,735 15 1.4 134 7.7
Rhode Island 67 100 1 1.5 5 5.0
South Carolina 793 1,156 10 1.3 79 6.8
South Dakota 127 147 3 2.4 12 8.2
Tennessee 907 1,307 21 2.3 88 6.7
Texas 2,670 4,187 58 2.2 297 7.1
Utah 219 346 8 3.7 26 7.5
Vermont 68 97 3 4.4 6 6.2
Virginia 671 974 16 2.4 76 7.8
Washington 420 635 9 2.1 31 4.9
West Virginia 334 450 7 2.1 29 6.4
Wisconsin 513 730 2 0.4 50 6.8
Wyoming 129 148 3 2.3 13 8.8
United States, total 28,936 45,435 503 1.7 3,263 7.2

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, Fatality Analysis Reporting System Encyclopedia, special tabulation, available at http://www-fars.nhtsa.dot.gov/QueryTool/QuerySection/SelectYear.aspx as of Jun 15, 2011; Total occupant fatalities in all motor vehicle crashes and Large truck occupant fatalities: U.S. Department of Transportation, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Fatality Analysis Reporting System Encyclopedia, Occupants Killed, by STATE and Vehicle Type - State : USA, Year : 2009, available at http://www-fars.nhtsa.dot.gov/States/StatesOccupants.aspx as of Jun 15, 2011.