TABLE 10-8 Hazardous Materials Incidents by Mode: 1992-2002

TABLE 10-8 Hazardous Materials Incidents by Mode: 1992-2002

Number

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  1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002
Air 414 622 931 817 919 1,029 1,386 1,584 1,420 1,081 734
Highway 7,843 11,095 14,011 12,868 11,962 11,864 13,110 15,004 15,126 15,885 13,739
Rail 1,128 1,113 1,157 1,155 1,112 1,103 989 1,074 1,059 898 867
Water 8 8 6 12 6 5 14 8 17 5 7
Total 9,393 12,838 16,105 14,852 13,999 14,001 15,499 17,670 17,622 17,869 15,347

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Transportation, Research and Special Programs Administration, Hazardous Materials Information System database, available at http://hazmat.dot.gov/files/hazmat/10year/10yearfrm.htm, as of October 2003.