Figure 2. Large Trucks and Passenger Vehicles Involved in Fatal Crashes
per 100 Million Vehicle Miles Traveled, 1975-2008
Notes: A large truck is defined as a truck with a gross vehicle weight rating (GVWR) greater than 10,000 pounds.
A passenger vehicle is defined as a car or light truck (including pickups, vans, and sport utility vehicles).
Sources: Vehicle Miles of Travel: Federal Highway Administration. Fatal Crashes and Vehicles Involved: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Fatality Analysis Reporting System (FARS).