Table 7-4: Alabama and U.S. Motor-Fuel Use: 2000

Table 7-4: Alabama and U.S. Motor-Fuel Use: 2000

(Millions of gallons)

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Vehicle ownership Gasoline Highway use Gasoline Nonhighway use Special fuel (mainly diesel) Total use
Alabama United States Alabama United States Alabama United States Alabama United States
Private and commercial 2,352 126,735 49 2,876 770 33,377 3,171 162,988
Public use 27 2,149 2 96 N N 29 2,245
Total 2,379 128,884 51 2,972 770 33,377 3,200 165,232

1 Based on reports from state motor-fuel tax agencies. Gasohol is included with gasoline. Public use and nonhighway use were estimated by the Federal Highway Administration.

KEY: N = data do not exist.

NOTE: The term "motor fuel" applies to gasoline and all other fuels, including special fuels, coming under the purview of the state motor-fuel tax laws. "Special fuels" include diesel fuel and, to the extent they can be quantified, liquefied petroleum gases such as propane. Gasohol, a blend of gasoline and fuel alcohol, is included with gasoline.

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Highway Administration, Highway Statistics 2000, Washington, DC: October 2001, available at http://www.fhwa.dot.gov/ohim/hs00/pdf/mf21.pdf as of Apr. 20, 2002.