INJURED MOTOR VEHICLE OCCUPANTS, PEDESTRIANS, AND BICYCLISTS

INJURED MOTOR VEHICLE OCCUPANTS, PEDESTRIANS, AND BICYCLISTS

Injured Motor Vehicle Occupants, Pedestrians, and Bicyclists (annual data)

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The vast majority of transportation injuries involve motor vehicles. The number of light trucks has increased greatly since 1990, affecting light-truck occupant injury numbers.

Injured Persons by Mode 1999 2000
Highway total 3,236,000 3,190,000
Highway total percent change from previous year      1.38     -0.53
Passenger car occupants 2,138,000 2,052,000
Passenger car occupants percent change from previous year     -2.86     -3.27
Light-truck occupants   847,000   887,000
Light-truck occupants percent change from previous year     11.01      5.43
Pedestrians and bicyclists   136,000   129,000
Pedestrians and bicyclists percent change from previous year     11.48     -5.15
Motorcyclists    50,000    58,000
Motorcyclists percent change from previous year      2.04     16.00
Large-truck occupants    33,000    31,000
Large-truck occupants percent change from previous year     13.79     -9.09
Bus occupants    22,000    18,000
Bus occupants percent change from previous year     37.50    -18.18

NOTES: National estimates of highway injuries are sampled and subject to sampling errors. Highway table includes categories not displayed in graph.

Light trucks - trucks of 10,000 pounds gross vehicle weight rating or less, including pickups, vans, truck-based station wagons, and utility vehicles.

See U.S. Department of Transportation, Bureau of Transportation Statistics, pp. 429-435, National Transportation Statistics 2000 for detailed discussion of modal injury data.

SOURCE: Data compiled from various government agencies, as cited in U.S. Department of Transportation, Bureau of Transportation Statistics, National Transportation Statistics 2000, table 2-2, available at: http://www.bts.gov/btsprod/nts/Ch2_web/2-2.htm , and U.S. Department of Transportation, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, 2000 Traffic Safety Facts, available at http://www-nrd.nhtsa.dot.gov/pdf/nrd-30/ncsa/tsf2000/2000ovrfacts.pdf