TABLE 65 Injury Rates for Occupants of Highway Vehicles: 2001

TABLE 65 Injury Rates for Occupants of Highway Vehicles: 2001

(Injuries per 100 million passenger-miles)

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Vehicle type  
Passenger car 74.8
Motorcyclists 574.7
Light truck 57.7
Large truck 14.0
Bus 10.1
Total 68.4

SOURCES: U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT), Federal Highway Administration, Highway Statistics 2001 (Washington, DC: 2002), table VM-1; USDOT, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Traffic Safety Facts 2001-Overview (Washington, DC: 2002), page 2; ENO Transportation Foundation, Transportation in America, 19th Edition (Washington, DC: 2002), page 45; USDOT, Bureau of Transportation Statistics, Air Carrier Traffic Statistics, December 2001 (Washington, DC: 2003), domestic data; and USDOT, Federal Transit Administration, National Trends and Summaries 2001 (Washington, DC: 2002), page 21.