DEATHS IN LARGE TRUCK CRASHES 
  Tractor-Trailer Occupants Single-Unit Truck Occupants Truck Type Unknown Passenger Vehicle Occupants Other or Unknown Vehicle Nonoccupant Deaths Total
1975 660 162 94 2,757 104 528 4,305
1976 809 291 0 3,071 100 622 4,893
1977 915 231 83 3,631 101 653 5,614
1978 968 251 96 3,954 115 776 6,160
1979 1,008 282 82 4,226 111 830 6,539
1980 867 234 82 3,623 90 844 5,740
1981 832 186 64 3,752 74 772 5,680
1982 720 141 56 3,448 81 679 5,125
1983 733 132 95 3,615 97 732 5,404
1984 853 125 62 3,713 85 712 5,550
1985 747 123 71 3,825 123 724 5,613
1986 689 139 64 3,752 106 718 5,468
1987 654 112 55 3,833 105 712 5,471
1988 706 119 61 3,938 95 647 5,566
1989 643 116 63 3,847 104 587 5,360
1990 503 126 55 3,790 85 615 5,174
1991 448 130 72 3,447 69 562 4,728
1992 412 136 32 3,300 61 481 4,422
1993 423 142 25 3,611 115 462 4,778
1994 453 165 40 3,764 92 555 5,069
1995 443 168 23 3,626 79 495 4,834
1996 426 149 27 3,866 115 465 5,048
1997 481 196 40 3,992 89 497 5,295
1998 498 202 26 3,962 101 493 5,282

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DEATHS IN LARGE TRUCK CRASHES BY HIGHWAY TYPE, 1998
  Freeways Major Roads Minor Roads Unknown Total
Single-vehicle crashes 191 206 68 5 470
Multiple-vehicle crashes 1,043 2,792 328 55 4,218
Crashes with pedestrians, bicyclists, motorcyclists 148 236 103 6 493
Other/unknown 32 57 11 1 101

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FATAL CRASHES BY NUMBER OF INVOLVED VEHICLES, LARGE TRUCKS COMPARED WITH PASSENGER VEHICLES, 1998
  Large Trucks Passenger Vehicles
Single-vehicle crashes 793 (18%) 18,219 (54%)
Two vehicle crashes 2,952 (66%) 13,325 (39%)
Crashes with >2 vehicles 732 (16%) 2,459 (7%)
Total 4,477 (100%) 34,003 (100%)

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DEATHS IN LARGE TRUCK CRASHES BY TRUCK CONFIGURATION, 1998
Tractor-trailer 3,946
Single-unit truck 1,333
Unknown truck configuration 99
Total 5,282
NOTE: Total is less than sum of deaths because deaths in crashes with more than one truck type are counted once. 

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DISTRIBUTION OF DEATHS IN LARGE TRUCK CRASHES BY DAY OF WEEK, 1998 
  Percent
Sunday 6
Monday 17
Tuesday 17
Wednesday 17
Thursday 15
Friday 17
Saturday 10

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DISTRIBUTION OF DEATHS IN LARGE TRUCK CRASHES BY TIME OF DAY, 1998
  Percent
Midnight-3 am 6
3 am-6 am 8
6 am-9 am 14
9 am-Noon 18
Noon-3 pm 19
3 pm-6 pm 17
6 pm-9 pm 10
9 pm-Midnight 7

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