Table 4-3 - Highway Fatalities and Injuries by Occupant and Nonoccupant Category

Table 4-3 - Highway Fatalities and Injuries by Occupant and Nonoccupant Category

Year Passenger car Light truck Large truck Bus Motorcycle Other/unknown vehicle occupants Pedestrians Pedal-cyclists Other/unknown non-occupants All occupant and non-occupantcategories
Fatalities: 1975-98                    
1975 25,929 4,856 961 53 3,189 937 7,516 1,003 81 44,525
1976 26,166 5,438 1,132 73 3,312 981 7,427 914 80 45,523
1977 26,782 5,976 1,287 42 4,104 959 7,732 922 74 47,878
1978 28,153 6,745 1,395 41 4,577 622 7,795 892 111 50,331
1979 27,808 7,178 1,432 39 4,894 579 8,096 932 135 51,093
1980 27,449 7,486 1,262 46 5,144 540 8,070 965 129 51,091
1981 26,645 7,081 1,133 56 4,906 603 7,837 936 104 49,301
1982 23,330 6,359 944 35 4,453 525 7,331 883 85 43,945
1983 22,979 6,202 982 53 4,265 362 6,826 839 81 42,589
1984 23,620 6,496 1,074 46 4,608 440 7,025 849 99 44,257
1985 23,212 6,689 977 57 4,564 544 6,808 890 84 43,825
1986 24,944 7,317 926 39 4,566 442 6,779 941 133 46,087
1987 25,132 8,058 852 51 4,036 436 6,745 948 132 46,390
1988 25,808 8,306 911 54 3,662 429 6,870 911 136 47,087
1989 25,063 8,551 858 50 3,141 424 6,556 832 107 45,582
1990 24,092 8,601 705 32 3,244 460 6,482 859 124 44,599
1991 22,385 8,391 661 31 2,806 466 5,801 843 124 41,508
1992 21,387 8,098 585 28 2,395 387 5,549 723 98 39,250
1993 21,566 8,511 605 18 2,449 425 5,649 816 111 40,150
1994 21,997 8,904 670 18 2,320 409 5,489 802 107 40,716
1995 22,423 9,568 648 33 2,227 392 5,584 833 109 41,817
1996 22,505 9,932 621 21 2,161 455 5,449 765 154 R42,065
1997 R21,199 R10,249 R723 R18 R2,116 R420 R5,321 R814 R153 R42,013
1998 21,164 10,647 728 36 2,284 500 5,220 761 131 41,471
Injuries (thousands): 1988-98                    
1988 2,585 478 37 15 105 4 110 75 8 3,416
1989 2,431 511 43 15 83 5 112 73 11 3,284
1990 2,376 505 42 33 84 4 105 75 7 3,231
1991 2,235 563 28 21 80 4 88 67 11 3,097
1992 2,232 545 34 20 65 12 89 63 10 3,070
1993 2,265 601 32 17 59 4 94 68 9 3,149
1994 2,364 631 30 16 57 4 92 62 9 3,266
1995 2,469 722 30 19 57 4 86 67 10 3,465
1996 R2,458 R761 33 20 R55 4 82 R58 11 R3,483
1997 R2,341 R755 31 17 R53 R6 77 58 11 R3,348
1998 2,201 763 29 16 49 4 69 53 8 3,192

KEY: R = revised.

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Transportation, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Traffic Safety Facts 1997 (Washington, DC: 1998).

Revised and 1998 data: _____, Traffic Safety Facts: Overview 1998, available at www.nhtsa.dot.gov/people/ncsa/factsheet/html.