Motor vehicle collisions are a leading cause of death in the United States. From 2016 – 2019 there was an average of over 100 fatalities every day according to NHTSA (National Highway Traffic Safety Administration) data.
We wanted to find out which vehicles are most often involved in fatal crashes, so we analyzed the most recent full year of data released by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) to determine:
Which vehicles makes and models are involved in the most fatalities in the U.S.? What is the deadliest vehicle in each state?
Here are the results (these may shock you):