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Crashes Table 7. Fatal Crashes Involving Large Trucks by Time of Day, 2017-2019

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Time of Day 2017: Number 2017: Percent 2018: Number 2018: Percent 2019: Number 2019: Percent
12am - 3am 331 7.6% 318 7.1% 328 7.3%
3am - 6am 434 9.9% 482 10.8% 458 10.2%
6am - 9am 657 15.0% 653 14.6% 665 14.8%
9am - 12pm 657 15.0% 675 15.1% 694 15.5%
12pm - 3pm 800 18.3% 819 18.4% 786 17.5%
3pm - 6pm 697 16.0% 693 15.5% 721 16.1%
6pm - 9pm 438 10.0% 470 10.5% 457 10.2%
9pm - 12am 346 7.9% 347 7.8% 361 8.1%
Unknown 7 0.2% 4 0.1% 9 0.2%
Daytime (6am - 6pm) 2,811 64.4% 2,840 63.7% 2,866 64.0%
Nighttime (6pm - 6am) 1,556 35.6% 1,621 36.3% 1,613 36.0%
Total 4,367 100.0% 4,461 100.0% 4,479 100.0%
Note: A large truck is defined as a truck with a gross vehicle weight rating (GVWR) greater than 10,000 pounds.
Source: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Fatality Analysis Reporting System (FARS).
Last updated: Thursday, January 26, 2023