Roadway Incidents

Roadway incidents involving motorized land vehicles

Detailed nonfatal data for 2021 are not currently available.

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) is transitioning from an annual to a biennial (every two years) publication schedule.  The final publication of a single year of cases involving days away from work estimates is for reference year 2020. In the fall of 2023, BLS will publish detailed data covering 2021 and 2022 for both Days Away from Work (DAFW) and for Days of Job Transfer or Restriction (DJTR) cases.

Use this interactive chart to explore on-the-job roadway incidents involving motorized land vehicles for fatal and nonfatal injuries. Injury demographics show that 32.0% of nonfatal injuries occur to females in 2020, while 8.9% of fatalities are females in 2021. The number of nonfatal injuries peaked among 45- to 54-year-old workers in 2020, while 2021 fatal injuries peaked among 55- to 64-year-old workers. Use the filters to explore injury trends by industry, occupation, part of body injured, and nature or type of injury. To view data regarding nonfatal injuries and illnesses, adjust the year filter to 2020 or earlier (please see note above regarding 2021 nonfatal data).

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