TABLE 70 Components of the Economic Costs of Motor Vehicle Crashes: 2000

TABLE 70 Components of the Economic Costs of Motor Vehicle Crashes: 2000

(Millions of current dollars)

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Type of cost Cost
Market productivity 60,991
Property damage 59,036
Medical costs 32,622
Travel delay 25,560
Household productivity 20,151
Insurance administration 15,167
Legal costs 11,118
Workplace costs 4,472
Emergency services 1,453
Total 230,568

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Transportation, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, The Economic Impact of Motor Vehicle Crashes 2000, available at http://www.nhtsa.dot.gov/people/economic/, as of December 2002.