INJURED PERSONS IN LARGE-TRUCK CRASHES

INJURED PERSONS IN LARGE-TRUCK CRASHES

Injured Persons in Large-Truck Crashes (annual data)

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For 2000, preliminary estimates indicate that 79 percent of the total injuries involving large-truck crashes were occupants of other vehicles or outside the large truck.

Large-Truck Crashes 1999 2000
Injured persons involving large trucks 142,000 140,000
Injured persons involving large trucks percent change from previous year   11.81   -1.41

NOTE: Large trucks are trucks over 10,000 pounds gross vehicle weight rating.

SOURCES: U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, Analysis Division, Large Truck Crash Profile: The 1999 National Picture, available at http://www.fmcsa.dot.gov/factsfigs/mchsstats.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