Figure 2-2: Highway Vehicle-Miles Traveled by Vehicle Type: 2002
Despite doubling over the past two decades, truck traffic remains a relatively small share of highway traffic as a whole. In 2002, commercial trucks accounted for about 8 percent of highway VMT. Truck VMT comprised 65 percent combination truck and 35 percent single-unit truck.
Data represented in the figure
Table in Excel format
|Vehicle type||Millions of miles|
|Truck, single-unit 2-axle 6-tire or more||75,887|
Note: “Other” comprises bus and motorcyle. Light trucks includes pickup, minivans, and sport utility vehicles.
Source: U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Highway Administration, Highway Statistics (Washington, DC: Annual issues), table VM-1, and www.fhwa.dot.gov/ohim/ohimstat.htm as of July 14, 2004.