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1056. Truck Profile



 
Item Unit 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997
 
FINANCIAL
 
Revenues:
  Trucking and courier services,
   except air (SIC 421) Mil. dol 135,437 143,601 155,713 161,806 172,743 183,153
 
Class I intercity motor carriers
of property:
  Operating revenue, total Mil. dol 51,072 55,303 (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA)
    Freight: (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA)
      Intercity, common carriers Mil. dol 41,061 43,295 (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA)
      Intercity, contract carriers Mil. dol 5,705 7,197 (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA)
      Local cartage Mil. dol 649 683 (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA)
    Trans. for other Classes I (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA)
     and II carriers Mil. dol 202 209 (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA)
    Other operating revenues Mil. dol 3,455 3,909 (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA)
 
Operating expenses:
  Trucking and courier services,
   except air (SIC 421) Mil. dol 127,687 135,144 145,216 151,628 162,825 170,998
 
INVENTORY
 
Truck registrations, total 1,000 45,504 6,088 6,588 6,719 7,013 7,083
  Single-unit 2-axle 6-tire vehicle 1,000 4,316 4,408 4,906 5,024 5,266 5,293
  Combination trucks 1,000 1,655 1,680 1,682 1,696 1,747 1,790
 
Employees:
  Trucking & courier services 1,000 1,484 1,566 1,384 1,440 1,482 1,507
  Truck drivers & deliverymen 1,000 2,185 2,252 2,321 2,861 2,542 2,490
 
Trucking and courier services,
except air:
  Establishments Number 101,169 105,159 108,971 112,887 116,861 (NA)
 
Performance
 
Vehicle miles, total Millions 630,996 159,888 170,216 178,156 182,971 191,345
  Rural highway, total Millions 292,345 98,348 100,865 106,031 109,480 114,562
    Interstate rural Millions 69,635 38,808 40,034 43,351 46,721 49,309
    Other arterial rural Millions 111,425 35,098 35,040 37,056 37,875 39,135
    Other rural Millions 111,285 24,442 25,791 25,624 25,884 26,118
  Urban highway, total Millions 338,651 61,540 69,351 72,125 73,491 76,783
 
    Other urban Millions 263,353 38,844 44,306 46,486 47,235 48,236
 
  Single unit 2-axle 6-tire vehicle Millions 53,691 56,772 61,284 62,705 64,072 66,845
  Combination trucks Millions 99,112 103,116 108,932 115,451 118,899 124,500
 
Passenger miles:
  Single unit 2-axle 6-tire vehicle Millions 53,691 56,772 61,284 62,705 64,072 66,845
  Combination trucks Millions 99,112 103,116 108,932 115,451 118,899 124,500
 
Average miles traveled per vehicle:
  All trucks, total Avg. miles 13,867 26,262 25,838 26,514 26,092 27,013
    Single unit 2-axle 6-tire vehicle Avg. miles 12,440 12,880 12,491 12,482 12,167 12,628
    Combination trucks Avg. miles 59,894 61,367 64,783 68,083 68,075 69,554
 
Ton-miles, intercity Millions 815,000 861,000 908,000 921,000 972,000 1,051,000
 
Fuel consumed, all trucks Mil. gal 57,997 26,236 27,685 28,993 29,601 29,867
  Single unit 2-axle 6-tire vehicle Mil. gal 7,179 8,488 9,032 9,216 9,409 9,573
  Combination trucks Mil. gal 17,691 17,748 18,653 19,777 20,193 20,294
 
Average fuel consumption per vehicle Gallons 1,275 4,309 4,202 4,315 4,221 4,217
  Single unit 2-axle 6-tire vehicle Gallons 1,663 1,926 1,841 1,835 1,787 1,808
  Combination trucks Gallons 10,691 10,562 11,093 11,663 11,561 11,338
 
Average miles traveled per gallon
of fuel consumed Mile 10.88 6.1 6.1 6.2 6.2 6.4
  Single unit 2-axle 6-tire vehicle Mile 7.48 6.7 6.8 6.8 6.8 7.0
  Combination trucks Mile 5.60 5.80 5.8 5.8 5.9 6.1
 
Highway-user taxes, total Mil. dol 19,759 22,255 23,836 25,116 (NA) (NA)
  State Mil. dol 11,816 13,197 13,157 13,844 (NA) (NA)
  Federal Mil. dol 7,944 9,059 10,679 11,273 (NA) (NA)
 
Average length of haul,
Class I motor carriers Freight mi 410 407 392 416 401 (NA)
 
SAFETY
 
Occupant fatalities Number 8,683 9,116 9,574 10,216 10,522 10,941
  Light trucks Number 8,098 8,511 8,904 9,568 9,901 10,224
  Large trucks Number 585 605 670 648 621 717
 
Occupant fatality, total (per 100
million vehicle-miles) Rate 1.4 1.2 1.1 1.1 1.1 1.1
  Light trucks Rate 1.7 1.3 1.3 1.3 1.3 1.2
  Large trucks Rate 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.3 0.4
 
  Registered vehicles, total
   (per 10,000 registered vehicles) Rate 1.5 1.5 1.5 1.5 1.5 1.5
    Light trucks Rate 1.5 1.5 1.5 1.5 1.5 1.5
    Large trucks Rate 1.0 1.0 1.1 1.0 0.9 1.0
 
Vehicle involvement, total
(per 100 million vehicle-miles) Rate 2.3 2.4 2.4 2.4 2.4 2.3
  Light trucks Rate 2.3 2.3 2.3 2.3 2.3 2.2
  Large trucks Rate 2.6 2.7 2.7 2.5 2.6 2.5
 
  Registered vehicles, total
   (per 10,000 registered vehicles) Rate 3.1 3.1 3.2 3.2 3.2 3.2
    Light trucks Rate 2.7 2.7 2.7 2.8 2.8 2.8
    Large trucks Rate 6.8 7.0 7.4 6.7 6.8 6.9


NA Not available.

Source: U.S. Bureau of Transportation Statistics, National Transportation Statistics, annual. http://www.bts.gov/btsprod/nts/



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These tables are based on figures supplied by the United States Census Bureau, U.S. Department of Commerce and are subject to revision by the Census Bureau.

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