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Large Truck Accident Data

Large-Truck Involvement in Fatal Crashes by State, 2010
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 1,165 105 9.0 3.0
Alaska 76 5 6.6 0.1
Arizona 1,005 53 5.3 1.5
Arkansas 745 79 10.6 2.3
California 3,691 239 6.5 6.9
Colorado 599 46 7.7 1.3
Connecticut 424 23 5.4 0.7
Delaware 136 9 6.6 0.3
Dist of Columbia 28 3 10.7 0.1
Florida 3,445 179 5.2 5.1
Georgia 1,702 144 8.5 4.1
Hawaii 153 4 2.6 0.1
Idaho 253 15 5.9 0.4
Illinois 1,313 113 8.6 3.2
Indiana 1,095 108 9.9 3.1
Iowa 545 90 16.5 2.6
Kansas 574 71 12.4 2.0
Kentucky 1,043 90 8.6 2.6
Louisiana 917 93 10.1 2.7
Maine 203 13 6.4 0.4
Maryland 687 38 5.5 1.1
Massachusetts 404 16 4.0 0.5
Michigan 1,320 83 6.3 2.4
Minnesota 593 77 13.0 2.2
Mississippi 799 56 7.0 1.6
Missouri 1,148 76 6.6 2.2
Montana 221 13 5.9 0.4
Nebraska 249 49 19.7 1.4
Nevada 347 16 4.6 0.5
New Hampshire 168 5 3.0 0.1
New Jersey 801 58 7.2 1.7
New Mexico 446 43 9.6 1.2
New York 1,574 116 7.4 3.3
North Carolina 1,792 104 5.8 3.0
North Dakota 145 17 11.7 0.5
Ohio 1,507 123 8.2 3.5
Oklahoma 895 88 9.8 2.5
Oregon 419 49 11.7 1.4
Pennsylvania 1,783 159 8.9 4.6
Rhode Island 85 2 2.4 0.1
South Carolina 1,085 61 5.6 1.8
South Dakota 185 19 10.3 0.5
Tennessee 1,389 89 6.4 2.6
Texas 4,154 377 9.1 10.8
Utah 303 28 9.2 0.8
Vermont 87 11 12.6 0.3
Virginia 992 87 8.8 2.5
Washington 618 27 4.4 0.8
West Virginia 406 40 9.9 1.1
Wisconsin 814 53 6.5 1.5
Wyoming 185 22 11.9 0.6
U.S. Total 44,713 3,484 7.8 100.0
Puerto Rico 448 16 3.6

 
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, 2010
FARS Type of Fatality Number Percentage of Total
Occupants of Large Trucks 529 14
–Single-Vehicle Crashes 337 9
–Multiple-Vehicle Crashes 192 5
Occupants of Other Vehicles in Crashes Involving Large Trucks 2,790 76
Nonoccupants (Pedestrians, Pedalcyclists, etc.) 356 10
Total 3,675 100
GES Type of Injury Number Percentage of Total
Occupants of Large Trucks 20,000 25
–Single-Vehicle Crashes 9,000 11
–Multiple-Vehicle Crashes 11,000 13
Occupants of Other Vehicles in Crashes Involving Large Trucks 58,000 73
Nonoccupants (Pedestrians, Pedalcyclists, etc.) 2,000 2
Total 80,000 100

 
Source: NHTSA’s National Center for Statistics and Analysis
 

Involvement in Fatal and Injury Crashes and Involvement Rates for Large Trucks, 2001-2010
Year Large Trucks Fatal Crashes Large Trucks Registered Vehicle Involvement Rate Vehicle Miles Traveled (millions) Vehicle Involvement Rate**
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 4,633 10,752,019 43.09 304,178 1.52
2008 4,089 10,873,275 37.61 310,680 1.32
2009 3,211 10,973,214 29.26 288,005 1.11
2010 3,484 10,770,054 32.35 286,585 1.22
Year Large Truck Injury Crashes Large Trucks Registered Vehicle Involvement Rate Vehicle Miles Traveled (millions) Vehicle Involvement Rate**
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 10,752,019 705 304,178 25
2008 66,000 10,873,275 608 310,680 21
2009 53,000 10,973,214 487 288,005 19
2010 58,000 10,770,054 541 286,585 20

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