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Figure 2-Number and Percent of Highway Vehicle Fatalities Involving Alcohol by Person Type: 2001-2010

Figure 2-Number and
Percent of Highway Vehicle Fatalities Involving Alcohol by Person Type:
2001-2010

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  2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
Fatalities                    
Occupants 14,708 14,954 14,476 14,196 14,370 14,959 14,487 12,962 11,890 11,087
Pedestrians 2,371 2,292 2,253 2,211 2,180 2,401 2,334 2,168 1,997 2,020
Pedalcyclists 283 243 238 248 281 311 281 265 252 209
Others/unknown 39 36 46 39 54 67 55 55 49 49
Percent                    
Occupants 40.4 40.0 39.0 38.2 38.2 40.5 40.6 40.4 41.1 39.9
Pedestrians 48.4 47.2 47.4 47.6 44.7 50.1 49.7 49.1 48.8 47.2
Pedalcyclists 38.7 36.5 38.3 34.2 35.8 40.3 40.1 36.9 40.0 33.8
Others/unknown 31.7 31.6 32.9 30.5 29.3 36.2 34.8 29.3 32.7 26.9

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Transportation,
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Fatality Analysis Reporting
System (FARS) Database as cited in USDOT, RITA, BTS, National Transportation
Statistics, table 2-20, as of April 2012.

Updated: Saturday, May 20, 2017