Table 11a. Hazardous Material Shipment Characteristics by Selected Commodities: 2002
[Estimates are based on data from the 2002 Commodity Flow Survey. Because of rounding, estimates may not be additive]
|SCTG Code 1||Commodity Description||Value||Tons||Ton-miles||Average miles
|17||Gasoline and aviation turbine fuel||279,407||42.3||1,063,569||48.5||117,219||35.9||52|
|19||Coal and petroleum products, n.e.c.||41,855||6.3||199,735||9.1||40,959||12.5||64|
|23||Chemical products and preparations, n.e.c.||53,008||8.0||34,891||1.6||14,324||4.4||326|
|–||All other SCTG codes||80,118||12.1||43,253||2.0||17,833||5.5||221|
– Represents an estimate equal to zero or less than 1 unit of measure.
S Estimate does not meet publication standards because of highly sampling variability or poor response quality.
1 SCTG codes were selected based on estimated tons without regard to sampling variability.
NOTE: Percentages represent the proportion of hazardous materials to the two digit commodity total.
SOURCE: Bureau of Transportation Statistics (USDOT) and U.S. Census Bureau, 2002 Commodity Flow Survey, Hazmat Data, December 2004.