Table 1 - Hazardous Materials Transportation Fatalities, Injuries, and Incidents: 1991-2000

Table 1 - Hazardous Materials Transportation Fatalities, Injuries, and Incidents: 1991-2000

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Year Fatalities
Air Highway Rail Water Total
1991 0 10 0 0 10
1992 0 16 0 0 16
1993 0 15 0 0 15
1994 0 11 0 0 11
1995 0 7 0 0 7
1996 110 8 2 0 120
1997 0 12 0 0 12
1998 0 13 0 0 13
1999 0 7 0 0 7
2000 0 12 1 0 13
Total 110 111 3 0 224

Year Injured persons
Air Highway Rail Water Total
1991 31 333 75 0 439
1992 23 465 116 0 604
1993 50 511 66 0 627
1994 57 425 95 0 577
1995 33 296 71 0 400
1996 33 216 926 0 1,175
1997 24 156 45 0 225
1998 20 153 22 2 197
1999 12 205 35 0 252
2000 5 157 82 0 244
Total 288 2,926 1,533 2 4,749

Year Incidents
Air Highway Rail Water Total
1991 299 7,644 1,155 12 9,110
1992 413 7,760 1,130 8 9,311
1993 622 11,080 1,120 8 12,830
1994 929 13,995 1,157 6 16,087
1995 814 12,764 1,153 12 14,743
1996 916 11,917 1,112 6 13,951
1997 1,028 11,863 1,103 5 13,999
1998 1,380 12,971 990 11 15,352
1999 1,576 14,443 1,061 8 17,088
2000 1,419 14,861 1,052 15 17,347
Total 9,402 119,771 11,040 91 140,304

NOTE: Hazardous Materials Information System data, including historical data, are updated and corrected on a regular basis.

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Transportation, Hazardous Materials Information System database, available at http://www.hazmat.dot.gov, as of July 19, 2001.