TABLE 2-16b Highway Vehicle-Miles of Travel by Vehicle Type: 1992-2002

TABLE 2-16b Highway Vehicle-Miles of Travel by Vehicle Type: 1992-2002

Millions of miles

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  1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002
Highway, total 2,247,151 2,296,378 2,357,588 2,422,696 2,485,848 2,561,695 2,631,522 2,691,056 2,746,925 2,797,287 2,855,756
Passenger vehicles 2,093,767 2,136,490 2,187,372 2,244,540 2,302,877 2,370,218 2,435,142 2,488,368 2,541,405 2,588,255 2,641,226
Passenger car 1,371,569 1,374,709 1,406,089 1,438,294 1,469,854 1,502,556 1,549,577 1,569,100 1,600,287 1,628,332 1,658,640
Light trucks 706,863 745,750 764,634 790,029 816,540 850,739 868,275 901,022 923,059 943,207 966,184
Bus 5,778 6,125 6,409 6,420 6,563 6,842 7,007 7,662 7,590 7,077 6,849
Motorcycle 9,557 9,906 10,240 9,797 9,920 10,081 10,283 10,584 10,469 9,639 9,553
Freight vehicles 153,384 159,888 170,216 178,156 182,971 191,477 196,380 202,688 205,520 209,032 214,530
Truck, single-unit 2-axle 6-tire or more 53,874 56,772 61,284 62,705 64,072 66,893 68,021 70,304 70,500 72,448 75,887
Truck, combination 99,510 103,116 108,932 115,451 118,899 124,584 128,359 132,384 135,020 136,584 138,643

NOTE: Light trucks include sport utility vehicles, minivans, and pickup trucks.

SOURCES: 1992-1994-U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT), Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), Highway Statistics Summary to 1995 (Washington, DC: 1997), table VM-201A, also available at http://www.fhwa.dot.gov/ohim/summary95/index.html, as of June 2004. 1995-2002-USDOT, FHWA, Highway Statistics (Washington, DC: Annual issues), table VM-1, also available at http://www.fhwa.dot.gov/ohim/ohimstat.htm, as of June 2004.