Table 3-1 Transportation Fatalities by Mode: 1998 and 1999
Transportation Fatalities by Mode: 1998 and 1999
|Fatalities by mode||1998||1999|
|Percent change from previous year||-1.29||-0.30|
|Percent change from previous year||-0.97||-4.92|
|Percent change from previous year||-5.91||0.16|
|Percent change from previous year||-4.15||-8.15|
|Highway-Rail Grade Crossing||431||402|
|Percent change from previous year||-6.51||-6.73|
|Percent change from previous year||4.17||4.00|
|Commercial Maritime Transportation**||107||154|
|Percent change from previous year||-30.52||43.93|
|Percent change from previous year||80.00||44.44|
Note: Summing the numbers in the table will not result in a correct count for all fatalities because some are double counted.
Sources: Data compiled from various government agencies as cited in the U.S. Department of Transporation, Bureau of Transportation Statistics, National Transportation Statistics 1999, table 3-1, available at http://www.bts.gov/ntda/nts/nts.html, and the U.S. Department of Transportation, 1999 Performance Report/2001 Performance Plan, available at http://www.dot.gov/ost/ost_temp/. Preliminary highway data for 1999 are from the U.S. Department of Transportation, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, personal communication, October 2000.