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Suggested Citation:"Appendix A - Summary of Truck Characteristics." National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. 2003. Review of Truck Characteristics as Factors in Roadway Design. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: 10.17226/23379.
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A-1 APPENDIX A SUMMARY OF TRUCK CHARACTERISTICS This appendix presents tables from the VIUS database (9) of the number of trucks, truck miles of travel, and average annual mileage per truck overall and broken down by a broad variety of variables including the following: • Major use, • Body type, • Annual miles, • Primary range of operation, • Weeks operated per year, • Base of operation, • Vehicle size, • Average weight, • Total length, • Year model, • Vehicle acquisition, • Lease characteristics, • Primary operator classification, • Primary products carried, • Hazardous materials carried, • Truck fleet size, • Miles per gallon, • Equipment type, • Full conservation equipment, • Maintenance responsibility, • Engine type and size, • Refueling location, • Truck type and axle arrangement, and • Cab type. The VIUS database can be used to look at selected combina- tions of the variables that are not available in tables published by the Bureau of the Census.

A-2 TABLE 3a. Trucks, truck miles, and average annual miles for trucks, excluding pickups, panels, minivans, sport utilities, and station wagons: 1997 and 1992

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TRB’s National Cooperative Highway Research Program (NCHRP) Report 505: Review of Truck Characteristics as Factors in Roadway Design presents guidance to roadway geometric designers on how to accommodate large trucks on the U.S. highway system.

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