Table: When Bigger Is Deadlier

Annual accident-related death rates per million vehicles, for the 1995-99 model years

DODGE RAM 1500 QUAD CAB SLT

4,969 lbs. 14/19 mpg

85 Driver deaths in these vehicles

136 Driver deaths in vehicles they collided with

HONDA CIVIC LX

2,515 lbs. 30/38 mpg

73 Driver deaths in these vehicles

23 Driver deaths in vehicles they collided with

Data: Marc Ross, University of Michigan; Tom Wenzel, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory; Insurance Institute for Highway Safety; Edmunds.com; BusinessWeek

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