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Vehicles Table 25. Vehicles in Large Truck Crashes by Vehicle Type and Crash Severity, 2020

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Vehicle Type Fatal Crashes: Number Fatal Crashes: Percent Injury Crashes: Number Injury Crashes: Percent Property Damage Only Crashes: Number Property Damage Only Crashes: Percent
Passenger Car 1,949 21.5% 54,000 26.1% 127,000 22.4%
Light Truck 1,921 21.2% 29,000 13.8% 66,000 11.7%
Large Truck 4,842 53.4% 107,000 51.4% 327,000 57.8%
Bus 12 0.1% * 0.1% 1,000 0.2%
Motorcycle 293 3.2% 1,000 0.5% * *
Other 58 0.6% 17,000 8.2% 44,000 7.8%
Total 9,075 100.0% 208,000 100.0% 566,000 100.0%
*Less than 500 or less than 0.05 percent.
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. 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: Thursday, September 29, 2022