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V8. Motor Vehicle Body Type Category


Definition:

The category indicating the general configuration or shape of a motor vehicle distinguished by characteristics such as number of doors, rows of seats, windows, or roof line. Personal conveyances – such as skateboards, motorized toy cars, and wheelchairs are not considered motor vehicles.
Element Attributes:

Passenger Car
(Sport) Utility Vehicle
Passenger Van
Cargo Van (10,000 lbs GVWR or less)
Pickup
Motor Home
School Bus
Transit Bus
Motorcoach
Other Bus
Motorcycle
Moped
Low Speed Vehicle
Golf Cart
All Terrain Vehicle (ATV)
Snowmobile
Other Light Trucks (10,000 lbs GVWR or less)
Medium/Heavy Trucks (more than 10,000 lbs GVWR)
Other


Rationale:

Important to identify the specific type of motor vehicle involved in the crash for evaluation and comparison purposes.