2002-2003 U.S. Transportation Fatalities
|Light trucks and vans||12,274||12,444|
|Medium and heavy trucks||689||723|
|Trespassers and nontrespassers6||603||568|
|Employees and contractors||31||24|
|Passengers on trains||7||2|
|Light, heavy, and commuter rail7||220||173|
1 Numbers for 2003 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 Includes non-U.S. registered aircraft involved in accidents in the United States.
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