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1384.6 - Statistics - Tasmania, 2005  
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Contents >> Transport >> Domestic freight activity >> Road freight activity

Articulated trucks are responsible for the largest percentage of the freight transport task performed by road (68.6% of total tonne-kilometres of all freight carrying vehicles in the year ended 31 October 2002).


FREIGHT VEHICLE USE, Tasmania(a) - Year ended 31 October 2002

Total
tonne-kilometres
Average tonne-
kilometres(b)

Type of vehicle
million
'000

Light commercial vehicles
^ 116
^ 3.9
Rigid trucks
^ 735
^ 94.8
Articulated trucks
1,861
1,462.2
Total
2,712
70.0


^ estimate has a relative standard error of between 10% and 25% and should be used with caution
(a) Based on registration address of vehicle.
(b) Calculated using total tonne-kilometres travelled divided by the number of vehicles that travelled tonnes-kilometres.

Source: Survey of Motor Vehicle Use, Australia (cat. no. 9208.0).

More information on road freight activity can be found at the Department of Infrastructure, Energy and Resources (DIER) web site: http://www.transport.tas.gov.au/. A map of Annual Daily Truck Traffic is also available from the DIER web site under Road > Tasmanian transport system > Our transport aim > Road and vehicles > Road freight transport.


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