TABLE 1-21b Highway Vehicle-Miles of Travel by Vehicle Type: 1993-2003

TABLE 1-21b Highway Vehicle-Miles of Travel by Vehicle Type: 1993-2003

Millions of miles

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  1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003
Highway, total 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 2,855,508 2,890,893
Passenger vehicles 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 2,640,905 2,675,009
Passenger car 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 1,658,474 1,660,828
Light trucks 745,750 764,634 790,029 816,540 850,739 868,275 901,022 923,059 943,207 966,034 998,004
Bus 6,125 6,409 6,420 6,563 6,842 7,007 7,662 7,590 7,077 6,845 6,638
Motorcycle 9,906 10,240 9,797 9,920 10,081 10,283 10,584 10,469 9,639 9,552 9,539
Freight vehicles 159,888 170,216 178,156 182,971 191,477 196,380 202,688 205,520 209,032 214,603 215,884
Truck, single-unit, 2-axle, 6-tire or more 56,772 61,284 62,705 64,072 66,893 68,021 70,304 70,500 72,448 75,866 77,562
Truck, combination 103,116 108,932 115,451 118,899 124,584 128,359 132,384 135,020 136,584 138,737 138,322

NOTES: Light trucks include sport utility vehicles, minivans, and pickup trucks. Data may not be consistent with other sources, particularly data that are revised on an irregular or frequent basis.

SOURCES: 1993-1994—U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT), Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), Highway Statistics Summary to 1995 (Washington, DC: 1997), table VM-201A. 1995-2003—USDOT, FHWA, Highway Statistics (Washington, DC: Annual issues), table VM-1.