TABLE 9-2 Highway Fatalities per 100,000 Residents for Selected Vehicle Types: 1992-2002

TABLE 9-2 Highway Fatalities per 100,000 Residents for Selected Vehicle Types: 1992-2002

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  1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002
Passenger car occupants 8.3 8.3 8.4 8.4 8.4 8.1 7.7 7.5 7.3 7.1 7.1
Light-truck occupants 3.2 3.3 3.4 3.6 3.7 3.8 3.9 4.0 4.1 4.1 4.2
Large-truck occupants 0.2 0.2 0.3 0.2 0.2 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.2 0.2
Motorcycle occupants 0.9 0.9 0.9 0.8 0.8 0.8 0.8 0.9 1.0 1.1 1.1

NOTE: Large trucks are defined as trucks over 10,000 pounds gross vehicle weight rating (GVWR), including single-unit trucks and truck tractors. Light trucks are defined as trucks of 10,000 pounds GVWR or less, including pickup trucks, vans, truck-based station wagons, and sport utility vehicles.

SOURCES: Fatalities-U.S. Department of Transportation, Bureau of Transportation Statistics, National Transportation Statistics 2002, table 2-1 revised, available at http://www.bts.gov/, as of January 2004. 1991- 1999 Population-U.S. Department of Commerce (USDOC), U.S. Census Bureau, Census 2000, available at http://www.census.gov, as of June 2003; 2000-2002-USDOC, U.S. Census Bureau, Monthly Population Estimates for the United States, available at http://eire.census.gov/popest/data/national/tables/NA-EST2003-01.php as of January 2004.