TABLE 9-11 Economic Costs of Motor Vehicle Crashes by Type: 2000

TABLE 9-11 Economic Costs of Motor Vehicle Crashes by Type: 2000

Millions of current dollars

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Type of cost Percentage of total Cost (millions of current dollars)
Market productivity 26.5 60,991
Property damage 25.6 59,036
Medical costs 14.1 32,622
Travel delay 11.1 25,560
Household productivity 8.7 20,151
Insurance administration 6.6 15,167
Legal costs 4.8 11,118
Workplace costs 1.9 4,472
Emergency services 0.6 1,453
Total 100.0 230,568

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.