ANNUAL TRANSPORTATION FATALITIES: ALL MODES

ANNUAL TRANSPORTATION FATALITIES: ALL MODES

Total Transportation Fatalities (annual data, all modes)

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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.

Transportation Fatalities 1999 2000
Total 43,866 44,105
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).