Chapter 5 Heavy Vehicles and Characteristics

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Table 5.1 Summary Statistics for Class 3-8 Single-Unit Trucks, 1970–2012
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Table 5.2 Summary Statistics for Class 7-8 Combination Trucks, 1970-2012
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Table 5.3 New Retail Truck Sales by Gross Vehicle Weight, 1970–2013
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Table 5.4 Truck Statistics by Gross Vehicle Weight Class, 2002
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Table 5.5 Truck Harmonic Mean Fuel Economy by Size Class, 1992, 1997 and 2002
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Table 5.6 Truck Statistics by Size, 2002
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Table 5.7 Percentage of Trucks by Size Ranked by Major Use, 2002
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Table 5.8 Percentage of Trucks by Fleet Size and Primary Fueling Facility, 2002
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Table 5.9 Share of Trucks by Major Use and Primary Fueling Facility, 2002
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Figure 5.1 Distribution of Trucks over 26,000 lbs. Less than Two Years Old by Vehicle Miles Traveled
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Figure 5.2 Share of Heavy Trucks with Selected Electronic Features, 2002
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Table 5.10 Effect of Terrain on Class 8 Truck Fuel Economy
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Table 5.11 Fuel Economy for Class 8 Trucks as a Function of Speed and Tractor-Trailer Tire Combination
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Figure 5.3 Class 8 Truck Fuel Economy as a Function of Speed and Tractor-Trailer Tire Combination and Percentage of Total Distance Traveled as a Function of Speed
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Figure 5.4 Class 8 Truck Percent of Total Fuel Consumed as a Function of Speed and Tractor -Trailer Tire Combination
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Table 5.12 Class 8 Truck Weight by Component
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Table 5.13 Gross Vehicle Weight vs. Empty Vehicle Weight
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Figure 5.5 Distribution of Class 8 Trucks by On-Road Vehicle Weight, 2008
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Table 5.14 Value of Goods in the United States: Comparison of the 1997, 2002, 2007 and 2012 Commodity Flow Surveys
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Table 5.15 Tons of Freight in the United States: Comparison of the 1997, 2002, 2007 and 2012 Commodity Flow Surveys
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Table 5.16 Growth of Ton Miles in the United States: Comparison of the 1997, 2002, 2007 and 2012 Commodity Flow Surveys
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Table 5.17 Average Miles per Shipment in the United States: Comparison of the 1997, 2002, 2007 and 2012 Commodity Flow Surveys
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Table 5.18 Summary Statistics on Transit Buses and Trolleybuses, 1994-2012
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