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Table 6-1 Change in Highway Fatalities Between 2014 and 2015


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  2014 2015 Net increase Percent change
Total Highway Fatalities 32,744 35,092 2,353 7.19
Passenger car occupants 11,947 12,628 681 5.70
Light truck occupants 9,103 9,813 710 7.80
Pedestrians 4,910 5,376 466 9.49
Motorcyclists 4,594 4,976 382 8.32
Other highway incidents1 761 765 4 0.53
Pedalcyclists 729 818 89 12.21
Large truck occupants 656 667 11 1.68
Bus occupants 44 49 5 11.36

1Includes occupants of other vehicle types, other nonmotorists, and unknown.

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Transportation, National Highway Transportation Safety Administration, special tabulation, 2016.

Updated: Saturday, May 20, 2017