|Passenger car occupants||1.6||1.6||1.6||1.5||1.5||1.4||1.3||1.3||1.2||1.2||1.2|
NOTES: 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. Pedestrian and pedalcyclist data are not included because vehicle-mile data are not available.
SOURCES: U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT), Research and Innovative Technology Administration, Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS), calculations using the following data: Fatalities—USDOT, BTS, National Transportation Statistics 2004, table 2-1, available at http://www.bts.gov/, as of December 2004. Vehicle-miles—USDOT, Federal Highway Administration, Highway Statisitics 2003 (Washington, DC: 2004), table VM-1.