Fatalities represent the most severe safety consequence for the transportation system. In 2000, there were 44,105 transportation-related fatalities, compared to 47,348 in 1990.
See U.S. Department of Transportation, Bureau of Transportation Statistics, National Transportation Statistics 2000, pp. 429-435, for detailed discussion of modal fatality data.
|Percent change from previous year||-0.02||0.54|
SOURCES: Data compiled from various government agencies as cited in the U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT), Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS), National Transportation Statistics 2000. 2000 number compiled from various government agencies as cited in the USDOT, BTS, Transportation Statistics Annual Report 2001 (in draft).