(Millions of gallons)
|Vehicle ownership||Gasoline Highway use||Gasoline Nonhighway use||Special fuel (mainly diesel)||Total use|
|Rhode Island||United States||Rhode Island||United States||Rhode Island||United States||Rhode Island||United States|
|Private and commercial||388||126,735||5||2,876||54||33,377||293||162,988|
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; Z = zero or less than 1 unit of measure.
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.