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Vehicles Table 17. Large Trucks in Crashes by Jackknife Occurrence and Crash Severity, 2020

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Jackknife Fatal Crashes: Number Fatal Crashes: Percent Injury Crashes: Number Injury Crashes: Percent Property Damage Only Crashes: Number Property Damage Only Crashes: Percent
Not an Articulated Vehicle 1,858 38.4% 55,000 51.6% 161,000 49.3%
No 2,815 58.1% 51,000 47.4% 162,000 49.5%
Yes 169 3.5% 1,000 0.9% 4,000 1.2%
  First Event 27 0.6% * 0.3% 3,000 0.9%
  Subsequent Event 142 2.9% 1,000 0.6% 1,000 0.4%
Total 4,842 100.0% 107,000 100.0% 327,000 100.0%
*Less than 500.
Notes: A large truck is defined as a truck with a gross vehicle weight rating (GVWR) greater than 10,000 pounds. Individual numbers may not add up to the totals due to independent rounding. Percentages are based on unrounded numbers.
Sources: Fatal Crashes: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), Fatality Analysis Reporting System (FARS). Injury and Property Damage Only Crashes: NHTSA, Crash Report Sampling System (CRSS).
Last updated: Monday, March 6, 2023