TABLE 9-6 Injuries for Occupants of Highway Vehicles and Motorcycles: 2002

TABLE 9-6 Injuries for Occupants of Highway Vehicles and Motorcycles: 2002

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Vehicle type Injuries per 100 million pmt Number of injuries
Passenger car 69.3 1,926,625
Motorcyclists 555.2 60,236
Light truck 51.1 860,527
Large truck 10.4 29,242
Bus 13.0 15,427
Total 59.0 2,892,057

KEY: pmt = passenger-miles of travel

NOTE: Some of the data used to calculate these injury rates are preliminary.

SOURCES: Injuries-U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT), Bureau of Transportation Statistics, National Transportation Statistics 2002, table 2-2 revised, available at http://www.bts.gov/, as of January 2004. Pmt-USDOT, Federal Highway Administration, Highway Statistics 2002 (Washington, DC: 2003), table VM-1, also available at http://www.fhwa.dot.gov/policy/ohim/hs02/index.htm, as of March 2004.