Injured Persons in Large Truck Crashes (annual data)
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||145,000|
|Injured persons involving large trucks percent change from previous year||11.81||2.11|
NOTE: Large trucks are trucks over 10,000 pounds gross vehicle weight rating.
SOURCE: 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, Performance Report 2000/Performance Plan 2002.