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Vehicles Table 24. Vehicles in Fatal Large Truck Crashes by Vehicle Type, 2018-2020

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Vehicle Type 2018: Number 2018: Percent 2019: Number 2019: Percent 2020: Number 2020: Percent
Passenger Car 2,020 21.9% 1,983 20.9% 1,949 21.5%
Light Truck 1,965 21.3% 2,083 22.0% 1,921 21.2%
Large Truck 4,909 53.1% 5,033 53.1% 4,842 53.4%
Bus 18 0.2% 14 0.1% 12 0.1%
Motorcycle 290 3.1% 321 3.4% 293 3.2%
Other 38 0.4% 40 0.4% 58 0.6%
Total 9,240 100.0% 9,474 100.0% 9,075 100.0%
Notes: A passenger car is defined as a motor vehicle used primarily for carrying passengers, including convertibles, sedans, and station wagons. A light truck is defined as a truck with a gross vehicle weight rating (GVWR) of 10,000 pounds or less, including pickups, vans, truck-based station wagons, and sport utility vehicles. A large truck is defined as a truck with a gross vehicle weight rating (GVWR) greater than 10,000 pounds. A bus is defined as any motor vehicle designed primarily to transport nine or more persons, including the driver. 
Source: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Fatality Analysis Reporting System (FARS).
Last updated: Thursday, September 29, 2022