Table 5-3: Wyoming Truck Characteristics and Use: 1997

Table 5-3: Wyoming Truck Characteristics and Use: 1997

(Percent unless otherwise specified)

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Vehicular and operational characteristics All trucks Trucks, excluding pickups, panels, vans, sport utilities, and station wagons
Total, number (thousands) 291.3 26.6
Major use 100.0 100.0
Agriculture 7.6 20.9
Forestry and lumbering 0.3 1.0
Mining and quarrying 2.9 8.9
Construction 7.0 19.6
Manufacturing 0.7 2.7
Wholesale and retail trade 2.7 7.8
For-hire transportation 1.0 11.3
Utilities and service 7.4 10.4
Personal transportation 66.9 4.3
Other and not reported 3.6 13.3
Body type 100.0 100.0
Pickup, panel, minivan, and sport utility 90.9 NA
Platform and cattlerack 3.1 33.7
Van 0.8 9.2
Public utility 0.3 3.2
Multistop or stepvans 1.0 10.5
Dump 1.2 12.8
Tank for liquids or dry bulk 0.9 10.2
Other or not reported 1.9 20.5
Vehicle size 100.0 100.0
Light 91.0 17.5
Medium 3.8 26.4
Light-heavy 1.2 12.7
Heavy-heavy 4.0 43.4
Annual miles driven 100.0 100.0
Less than 5,000 26.0 41.3
5,000 to 9,999 24.3 14.7
10,000 to 19,999 30.9 19.9
20,000 to 29,999 10.6 6.2
30,000 or more 8.2 17.8
Year model 100.0 100.0
1 to 2 years old 8.4 6.2
3 to 4 years old 11.1 6.6
Over 4 years old 80.5 87.2
Vehicle acquisition 100.0 100.0
Purchased new 34.2 34.9
Purchased used 60.6 57.9
Leased from someone or not reported 5.2 7.2
Truck type 100.0 100.0
Single-unit trucks 95.0 72.8
2 axles 93.7 58.5
3 axles or more 1.3 14.3
Combination 5.0 27.2
3 axles 1.4 1.1
4 axles 1.6 5.1
5 axles or more 2.1 21.0
Trailer not specified 0.6 V
Range of operation 100.0 100.0
Local 60.9 41.0
Short-range 20.1 28.1
Long-range 8.6 9.9
Off-the-road or not reported 10.4 21.1
Fuel type 100.0 100.0
Gasoline 90.7 46.8
Diesel, liquefied gas, and other 8.7 50.1
Not reported 0.6 3.1

KEY: NA = not applicable; V = less than 0.05 percent.

NOTE: Due to rounding, numbers may not sum to 100.

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Commerce, U.S. Census Bureau, Vehicle Inventory and Use Survey, state-specific reports, Washington, DC: 1999, available at http://www.census.gov/econ/www/viusmain.html as of Dec. 27, 2001.