National Car Wreck Data 2002-2006 courtesy of National Transportation Library.

2007
2006 2005 2004 2003 2002
Motor Vehicle Traffic Crashes
                             
Fatal Crashes
37,248 38,648 39,252 38,444 38,477
Vehicle Occupants
                             
Drivers
21,647 22,831 23,237 23,158 23,352
Passengers
8,657 9,187 9,750 10,042 10,171
Unknown
97 101 83 76 104
Sub Total1
30,401 32,119 33,070 33,276 33,627
Motorcyclists
5,154 4,837 4,576 4,028 3,714
  Nonmotorist
                             
Pedestrians
4,654 4,795 4,892 4,675 4,774
Pedalcyclists
698 772 786 727 629
Other/Unknown
152 185 186 130 140
Sub Total2
5,504 5,752 5,864 5,532 5,543
Total*
41,059 42,708 43,510 42,836 42,884
* Total fatalities for 1996 include 2 fatalities of unknown person type.