(Trips from one point to another on a single day; most daily trips are local)
|Sport utility vehicle||11||12||11|
|School/place of worship||10||10||10|
|Average driving time and distance|
|Minutes per day||44||67||55|
|Miles per day||21||38||29|
Notes: Data were collected between March 2001-May 2002. Percentages may not add to 100 due to rounding. Other includes air, intercity or charter bus, intercity rail, public bus, commuter bus and train, subway/elevated train, streetcar/trolley, ship, taxi, limousine, shuttle, or bicycle. Family/personal business includes, e.g., medical visits, picking people up or dropping them off, banking. Social/recreational includes visiting friends and relatives, going to the movies or other entertainment, vacation trips, or participating in sports activities. Work (commute) trips are those to and from a person's place of work. Work-related trips are those made for one's job other than to or from the place of work, but do not include such occupational trips as driving a taxi, bus, or delivery truck.
Source: U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Highway Administration and Research and Innovative Technology Administration, Bureau of Transportation Statistics, National Household Travel Survey (Washington, DC: 2002).