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1-5 Injured Persons by Transportation Mode: 19 90, 2000, 2010, 2011
|Large U.S. air carriera||29||31||16||20|
|Commuter air carriera||11||7||2||0|
|On-demand air taxia||36||12||6||15|
|Pipeline, gas and hazardous liquid||76||81||109||60|
|Vessel-related, commercial ship||175||150||172||105|
|Nonvessel-related, commercial shipe||U||607||542||654|
aIncludes serious injuries. bIncludes passenger car occupants, motorcyclists, light-duty and large-truck occupants, bus occupants, occupants of unknown vehicle types, and pedestrians, pedalcyclists, and other nonmotorists. cInjuries resulting from train accidents, train and nontrain incidents, and occupational illness. Includes Amtrak. Also includes train occupants and nonoccupants except motor vehicle occupants at grade crossings. dInjuries resulting from all reportable incidents, not just from accidents. Includes commuter rail, heavy rail, light rail, motorbus, on-demand service, van pool, and automated guideway. The drop in the number of injuries after 2008 is due largely to a change in definitions by the Federal Transit Administration. Only injuries requiring immediate medical treatment away from the scene now qualify as reportable. Previously, any injury was reportable. eInjuries unrelated to vessel operations.
Key: U = unavailable.
Notes: Reporting criteria and/or estimation methods for injuries are not standardized across modes. Large U.S. air carrier, general aviation, pipeline, and railroad data for previous years are revised. Highway data for 2010 are revised.
Sources: Air—National Transportation Safety Board. Highway—National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Pipeline—Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration. Railroad—Federal Railroad Administration. Transit—Federal Transit Administration. Waterborne—United States Coast Guard as cited in U.S. Department of Transportation, Research and Innovative Technology Administration, Bureau of Transportation Statistics, National Transportation Statistics, table 2-2, available at http://www.rita.dot.gov/bts/sites/rita.dot.gov.bts/files/publications/national_transportation_statistics/index.html accessed December 2012.