Figure 7 - Number of U.S. Trucks, Vehicle Miles Traveled, and Miles per Truck: 1980, 1990, 2003

Figure 7 - Number of U.S. Trucks, Vehicle Miles Traveled, and Miles per Truck: 1980, 1990, 2003

(Millions)

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  1980 1990 2003
Truck, single-unit 2-axle 6-tire or more 4.4 4.5 5.7
Truck, combination 1.4 1.7 2.2
Truck, total 5.8 6.2 7.9

NOTE: Total trucks exclude light trucks such as pickup trucks, sport utility vehicles, and minivans.

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Transportation, Research and Innovative Technology Administration, Bureau of Transportation Statistics, National Transportation Statistics 2004, available at http://www.bts.gov/publications/national_transportation_statistics/ as of August 2005.