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Motor Vehicle Fatalities, Vehicle-Miles, and Associated Rates by Highway Functional System

Notes: 

Includes the 50 states and the District of Columbia. 

Fatalities data reflect original numbers received by the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). Thus, the Fatalities data in this table could be slightly different from the revised NHTSA numbers that appear in other tables in this volume. 

Description: 

a Urban Other arterials for all years and Rural Other arterials for 2015 are the sum of other freeways and expressways, other principal arterials, and minor arterials. Rural Other arterials for all other years are the sum of other principal arterials and minor arterials.

b Collector is the sum of major and minor collectors. 

Source: 

Fatalities:

U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Highway Administration, Highway Statistics (Washington, DC: Annual Issues), table FI-220, available at http://www.fhwa.dot.gov/policyinformation/statistics.cfm as of  Mar. 30, 2017.

Vehicle miles:

U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Highway Administration, Highway Statistics (Washington, DC: Annual Issues), table VM-202, available at http://www.fhwa.dot.gov/policyinformation/statistics.cfm as of  Mar. 30, 2017.

Fatality rates:

Calculated by the U.S. Department of Transportation, Bureau of Transportation Statistics.

Product Type: 
PublicatonNational Transportation Statistics