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.
|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.