Figure 6-2 Fatality Rates for Select Modes of Transportation: 1990–2013
NOTES: Air carrier fatalities resulting from the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist acts include only onboard fatalities. Nonoccupant includes pedestrians and riders of nonmotorized bicycles and other pedal-powered vehicles and is measured on a per capita basis because exposure based estimates are not available.
SOURCE: Calculated by U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT), Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) based upon multiple sources as cited in USDOT, BTS, National Transportation Statistics, tables 2-9, 2-14, 2-17, 2-19, 2-21, and 2-23. Available at www.bts.gov as of March 2015.