Table 15a. Hazardous Material Shipment Characteristics for Packing Group I: 2002

Table 15a. Hazardous Material Shipment Characteristics for Packing Group I: 2002

[Estimates are based on data from the 2002 Commodity Flow Survey. Because of rounding, estimates may not be additive]

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Description Value Tons Ton-miles
2002
(million $)
Percent 2002
(thousands)
Percent 2002
(millions)
Percent
Total 660,181 100.0 2,191,519 100.0 326,727 100.0
Packing Group I 177,392 26.9 577,058 26.3 80,162 24.5

KEY:
– Represents an estimate equal to zero or less than 1 unit of measure.
S Estimate does not meet publication standards because of highly sampling variability or poor response quality.

NOTE:
Note: Packing Groups I, II, and III reflect the level of hazard associated with the material being shipped. Packing Group I is the most rigorous.

SOURCE:
Bureau of Transportation Statistics (USDOT) and U.S. Census Bureau, 2002 Commodity Flow Survey, Hazmat Data, December 2004.