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Large-Truck Involvement in Fatal Crashes by State, 2007
   Large Trucks Involved in Fatal Crashes
State Total Vehicles Involved in Fatal Crashes Number Percentage of Total Vehicles Percentage of U.S. Total for Large Trucks
Alabama 1, 471 127 8.6 2.8
Alaska 118 6 5.1 0.1
Arizona 1,448 94 6.5 2.1
Arkansas 860 110 12.8 2.4
California 5,503 361 6.6 7.9
Colorado 789 77 9.8 1.7
Connecticut 384 24 6.3 0.5
Delaware 159 6 3.8 0.1
Dist of Columbia 48 2 4.2 0.0
Florida 4,566 288 6.3 6.3
Georgia 2,301 212 9.2 4.6
Hawaii 171 3 1.8 0.1
Idaho 291 26 8.9 0.6
Illinois 1,710 148 8.7 3.2
Indiana 1,240 142 11.5 3.1
Iowa 578 70 12.1 1.5
Kansas 624 74 11.9 1.6
Kentucky 1,188 103 8.7 2.2
Louisiana 1,300 115 8.8 2.5
Maine 232 20 8.6 0.4
Maryland 849 63 7.4 1.4
Massachusetts 551 26 4.7 0.6
Michigan 1,543 114 7.4 2.5
Minnesota 783 72 9.2 1.6
Mississippi 1,117 70 6.3 1.5
Missouri 1,331 138 10.4 3.0
Montana 328 29 8.8 0.6
Nebraska 358 44 12.3 1.0
Nevada 514 25 4.9 0.5
New Hampshire 181 10 5.5 0.2
New Jersey 1,003 70 7.0 1.5
New Mexico 498 60 12.0 1.3
New York 1,847 146 7.9 3.2
North Carolina 2,224 151 6.8 3.3
North Dakota 124 13 10.5 0.3
Ohio 1,749 124 7.1 2.7
Oklahoma 983 94 9.6 2.1
Oregon 585 52 8.9 1.1
Pennsylvania 2,163 214 9.9 4.7
Rhode Island 79 6 7.6 0.1
South Carolina 1,400 80 5.7 1.7
South Dakota 176 14 8.0 0.3
Tennessee 1,643 146 8.9 3.2
Texas 4,585 455 9.9 9.9
Utah 372 36 9.7 0.8
Vermont 86 4 4.7 0.1
Virginia 1,359 105 7.7 2.3
Washington 787 71 9.0 1.5
West Virginia 544 45 8.3 1.0
Wisconsin 1,006 78 7.8 1.7
Wyoming 177 21 11.9 0.5
U.S. Total 55, 926 4,584 8.2 100.0
Puerto Rico 616 19 3.1 100.0

Note: Totals may not equal sum of components due to independent rounding
Source: NHTSA’s National Center for Statistics and Analysis

Fatalities and Injuries in Crashes Involving Large Trucks, 2007
FARS Type of Fatality Number Percentage of Total
Occupants of Large Trucks 802 17
–Single-Vehicle Crashes 502 10
–Multiple-Vehicle Crashes 300 6
Occupants of Other Vehicles in Crashes Involving Large Trucks 3,601 75
Nonoccupants (Pedestrians, Pedalcyclists, etc.) 405 8
Total 4,808 100
GES Type of Injury Number Percentage of Total
Occupants of Large Trucks 23,000 23
–Single-Vehicle Crashes 10,000 10
–Multiple-Vehicle Crashes 13,000 13
Occupants of Other Vehicles in Crashes Involving Large Trucks 75,000 75
Nonoccupants (Pedestrians, Pedalcyclists, etc.) 2,000 2
Total 100,000 100

Source: NHTSA’s National Center for Statistics and Analysis

Involvement in Fatal and Injury Crashes and Involvement Rates for Large Trucks, 1997-2007
Year Large Trucks Fatal Crashes Large Trucks Registered Vehicle Involvement Rate Vehicle Miles Traveled (millions) Vehicle Involvement Rate**
1997 4,917 7,083,326 69.42 191,477 2.57
1998 4,955 7,732,270 64.08 196,380 2.52
1999 4,920 7,791,426 63.15 202,688 2.43
2000 4,995 8,022,649 62.26 205,520 2.43
2001 4,823 7,857,675 61.38 209,032 2.31
2002 4,587 7,927,280 57.86 214,603 2.14
2003 4,721 7,756,888 60.86 217,917 2.17
2004 4,902 8,171,364 59.99 220,792 2.22
2005 4,951 8,481,999 58.37 222,523 2.22
2006 4,766 8,819,007 54.04 223,037 2,14
2007 4,584
Year Large Truck Injury Crashes Large Trucks Registered Vehicle Involvement Rate Vehicle Miles Traveled (millions) Vehicle Involvement Rate**
1997 96,000 7,083,326 1,349 191,477 50
1998 89,000 7,732,270 1,146 196,380 45
1999 101,000 7,791,426 1,292 202,688 50
2000 101,000 8,022,649 1,253 205,520 49
2001 90,000 7,857,675 1,143 209,032 43
2002 94,000 7,927,280 1,189 214,603 44
2003 89,000 7,756,888 1,145 217,917 41
2004 87,000 8,171,364 1,062 220,792 39
2005 82,000 8,481,999 971 222,523 37
2006 80,000 8,819,007 911 223,037 36
2007 76,000

*Rate per 100,000 registered vehicles.**Rate per 100 million vehicle miles traveled
– = not available
Source: NHTSA’s National Center for Statistics and Analysis

Large-Truck Involvement in Fatal Crashes by State, 2007
   Large Trucks Involved in Fatal Crashes
State Total Vehicles Involved in Fatal Crashes Number Percentage of Total Vehicles Percentage of U.S. Total for Large Trucks
Alabama 1, 471 127 8.6 2.8
Alaska 118 6 5.1 0.1
Arizona 1,448 94 6.5 2.1
Arkansas 860 110 12.8 2.4
California 5,503 361 6.6 7.9
Colorado 789 77 9.8 1.7
Connecticut 384 24 6.3 0.5
Delaware 159 6 3.8 0.1
Dist of Columbia 48 2 4.2 0.0
Florida 4,566 288 6.3 6.3
Georgia 2,301 212 9.2 4.6
Hawaii 171 3 1.8 0.1
Idaho 291 26 8.9 0.6
Illinois 1,710 148 8.7 3.2
Indiana 1,240 142 11.5 3.1
Iowa 578 70 12.1 1.5
Kansas 624 74 11.9 1.6
Kentucky 1,188 103 8.7 2.2
Louisiana 1,300 115 8.8 2.5
Maine 232 20 8.6 0.4
Maryland 849 63 7.4 1.4
Massachusetts 551 26 4.7 0.6
Michigan 1,543 114 7.4 2.5
Minnesota 783 72 9.2 1.6
Mississippi 1,117 70 6.3 1.5
Missouri 1,331 138 10.4 3.0
Montana 328 29 8.8 0.6
Nebraska 358 44 12.3 1.0
Nevada 514 25 4.9 0.5
New Hampshire 181 10 5.5 0.2
New Jersey 1,003 70 7.0 1.5
New Mexico 498 60 12.0 1.3
New York 1,847 146 7.9 3.2
North Carolina 2,224 151 6.8 3.3
North Dakota 124 13 10.5 0.3
Ohio 1,749 124 7.1 2.7
Oklahoma 983 94 9.6 2.1
Oregon 585 52 8.9 1.1
Pennsylvania 2,163 214 9.9 4.7
Rhode Island 79 6 7.6 0.1
South Carolina 1,400 80 5.7 1.7
South Dakota 176 14 8.0 0.3
Tennessee 1,643 146 8.9 3.2
Texas 4,585 455 9.9 9.9
Utah 372 36 9.7 0.8
Vermont 86 4 4.7 0.1
Virginia 1,359 105 7.7 2.3
Washington 787 71 9.0 1.5
West Virginia 544 45 8.3 1.0
Wisconsin 1,006 78 7.8 1.7
Wyoming 177 21 11.9 0.5
U.S. Total 55, 926 4,584 8.2 100.0
Puerto Rico 616 19 3.1 100.0

Note: Totals may not equal sum of components due to independent rounding
Source: NHTSA’s National Center for Statistics and Analysis

Fatalities and Injuries in Crashes Involving Large Trucks, 2007
FARS Type of Fatality Number Percentage of Total
Occupants of Large Trucks 802 17
–Single-Vehicle Crashes 502 10
–Multiple-Vehicle Crashes 300 6
Occupants of Other Vehicles in Crashes Involving Large Trucks 3,601 75
Nonoccupants (Pedestrians, Pedalcyclists, etc.) 405 8
Total 4,808 100
GES Type of Injury Number Percentage of Total
Occupants of Large Trucks 23,000 23
–Single-Vehicle Crashes 10,000 10
–Multiple-Vehicle Crashes 13,000 13
Occupants of Other Vehicles in Crashes Involving Large Trucks 75,000 75
Nonoccupants (Pedestrians, Pedalcyclists, etc.) 2,000 2
Total 100,000 100

Source: NHTSA’s National Center for Statistics and Analysis

Involvement in Fatal and Injury Crashes and Involvement Rates for Large Trucks, 1997-2007
Year Large Trucks Fatal Crashes Large Trucks Registered Vehicle Involvement Rate Vehicle Miles Traveled (millions) Vehicle Involvement Rate**
1997 4,917 7,083,326 69.42 191,477 2.57
1998 4,955 7,732,270 64.08 196,380 2.52
1999 4,920 7,791,426 63.15 202,688 2.43
2000 4,995 8,022,649 62.26 205,520 2.43
2001 4,823 7,857,675 61.38 209,032 2.31
2002 4,587 7,927,280 57.86 214,603 2.14
2003 4,721 7,756,888 60.86 217,917 2.17
2004 4,902 8,171,364 59.99 220,792 2.22
2005 4,951 8,481,999 58.37 222,523 2.22
2006 4,766 8,819,007 54.04 223,037 2,14
2007 4,584
Year Large Truck Injury Crashes Large Trucks Registered Vehicle Involvement Rate Vehicle Miles Traveled (millions) Vehicle Involvement Rate**
1997 96,000 7,083,326 1,349 191,477 50
1998 89,000 7,732,270 1,146 196,380 45
1999 101,000 7,791,426 1,292 202,688 50
2000 101,000 8,022,649 1,253 205,520 49
2001 90,000 7,857,675 1,143 209,032 43
2002 94,000 7,927,280 1,189 214,603 44
2003 89,000 7,756,888 1,145 217,917 41
2004 87,000 8,171,364 1,062 220,792 39
2005 82,000 8,481,999 971 222,523 37
2006 80,000 8,819,007 911 223,037 36
2007 76,000

*Rate per 100,000 registered vehicles.**Rate per 100 million vehicle miles traveled
– = not available
Source: NHTSA’s National Center for Statistics and Analysis

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