Average Annual Vehicle Miles Traveled by Major Vehicle Category

Class 8 Truck Transit Bus Demand Response Refuse Truck Delivery Truck School Bus Light Truck/Van Car Motorcycle
VMT 62169 42940 29429 25000 12287 14084 11318 10573 2005
This chart shows average annual vehicle miles traveled (per vehicle) by major vehicle categories in the United States. Class 8 trucks, or semi-trailer trucks, typically travel much further than any other vehicle type. Transit buses, demand response vehicles, and refuse trucks also log high numbers of miles on average. Motorcycle miles continue to drop. See also Average Annual Fuel Use by Vehicle Type and Average Fuel Economy by Major Vehicle Category.

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