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Our Nation's Highways: 2008
Figure 2-5. Vehicle Miles Traveled on Public Roads by Vehicle Type, 1970-2006
The amount of use of different types of vehicles varies from year to year because of ownership trends and utility needs. As a result, VMTs for the vehicle types also change. During the last decade, truck VMT has been increasing at a much higher rate than passenger VMT.
Data represented in the inset chart
Data Source: U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Highway Administration, Office of Highway Policy Information, Highway Statistics.