TABLE 66 Injury Rates for Occupants of Selected Highway Vehicles and Motorcyclists: 1991-2001

TABLE 66 Injury Rates for Occupants of Selected Highway Vehicles and Motorcyclists: 1991-2001

(Injuries per 100 million passenger-miles)

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Vehicle type 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001
Passenger car 101.6 101.1 102.3 105.1 108.0 105.2 98.0 89.3 85.7 80.6 74.8
Light truck 50.4 45.3 48.0 49.7 57.5 58.7 55.8 55.2 59.1 60.4 57.7
Motorcycle 690.1 544.9 487.8 463.3 533.4 506.6 474.1 433.0 429.4 501.2 574.7
Large truck 18.7 22.0 20.1 17.7 17.0 17.9 16.1 14.6 16.2 15.0 14.0
Bus 17.2 16.4 13.1 11.6 14.1 14.6 11.6 10.5 13.5 11.0 10.1

SOURCES: 1991-2000-U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT), Bureau of Transportation Statistics, National Transportation Statistics 2002 (Washington, DC: 2002), tables 1-34 and 2-2, available at http://www.bts.gov/, as of April 2003. 2001- based on data from: 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.