Table 5-2: Massachusetts and U.S. Trailer and Semi-Trailer Registrations: 2000

Table 5-2: Massachusetts and U.S. Trailer and Semi-Trailer Registrations: 2000

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Type Massachusetts United States
Total 284,130 21,541,490
Private and commercial 283,864 21,283,681
Commercial trailers2 25,006 4,685,606
Light farm trailers, car trailers, etc.3 258,858 14,113,392
House trailers4 U 2,484,683
Publicly owned 266 257,809
Federal government 75 4,277
State, county, municipal government 191 253,532

1 The completeness of data on trailer registrations varies greatly among states. Data are reported to the extent available and, in some cases, are supplemented by estimates of the Federal Highway Administration.

2 This row includes all commercial type vehicles and semi-trailers that are in private or for-hire use.

3 Several states do not require the registration of light farm or automobile trailers.

4Some states may not require the registrations of mobile homes and house trailers. In states where this classification is not available, house trailers are included with light car trailers.

KEY: U = date are unavailable.

NOTE: Mobile homes and house trailers are shown for states that require registration and are able to segregate them from other trailers. In states where this classification is not available, house trailers are included with light car trailers.

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Highway Administration, Highway Statistics 2000, Washington, DC: 2001, table MV-11.