2000-2001 U.S. Transportation Fatalities
|Light trucks and vans||11,418||11,564|
|Medium and heavy trucks||741||696|
|Trespassers and nontrespassers6||544||591|
|Employees and contractors||28||26|
|Light, heavy, and commuter rail||194||175|
1 Numbers for 2001 are preliminary estimates. Aviation data are from the NTSB; all other data are from the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT).
2 Includes bicycles or other cycles.
3 Includes vehicle occupant fatalities in other vehicle types; for example, farm or construction equipment.
4 Grade crossing fatalities are not counted as a separate category for determining the grand total because they are included in the highway and rail categories, as appropriate.
5 Data reported to Federal Rail Administration (FRA).
6 Includes persons on railroad property without permission (trespassers) and with permission, such as repair personnel (nontrespassers). Does not include motor vehicle occupants killed at grade crossings.
7 Data reported to Federal Transit Administration (FTA). Fatalities for commuter rail operations may also be reported to the FRA and may be included in the intercity railroad fatalities.
8 Refers to operational fatalities.
9 Of the 531 airline fatalities in 2001, 265 occurred aboard the four hijacked airplanes on September 11, 2001.
10 Includes non-U.S. registered aircraft involved in accidents in the United States.
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