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Country vs country: Japan and United States compared: Transport > Road stats

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STAT Japan United States HISTORY
Cars > Hybrid vehicles 678,000
Ranked 1st. 56% more than United States
434,498
Ranked 2nd.

Cars > Hybrid vehicles per million people 5,315.08
Ranked 1st. 4 times more than United States
1,384.13
Ranked 3rd.

Expressway length 7,803 km
Ranked 8th.
76,334 km
Ranked 2nd. 10 times more than Japan
Length of motorways per capita 31.07 mm
Ranked 17th. 3 times more than United States
10.21 mm
Ranked 36th.
Motor vehicles per 1000 people 591
Ranked 17th.
797
Ranked 3rd. 35% more than Japan
Motorway density 19.54 m of motorway per square km
Ranked 12th. 3 times more than United States
7.79 m of motorway per square km
Ranked 18th.
Motorway length 7,383 km
Ranked 6th.
75,008 km
Ranked 1st. 10 times more than Japan
Motorway length per capita 57.79 mm
Ranked 22nd.
253.05 mm
Ranked 4th. 4 times more than Japan
Public road per capita 9.34 m
Ranked 18th.
21.69 m
Ranked 7th. 2 times more than Japan
Radar detector legality Legal Law varies from state to state, but detectors are generally legal in private vehicles under the Communications Act of 1934 and illegal in commercial vehicles by DOT regulation ( 49 CFR 392.71 ). Exceptions:
Road density 3,157 m of road per square km
Ranked 2nd. 5 times more than United States
668 m of road per square km
Ranked 19th.

SOURCES: Wikipedia: Hybrid electric vehicle (Top national markets for hybrid electric vehicles between 2007 and); Wikipedia: Hybrid electric vehicle (Top national markets for hybrid electric vehicles between 2007 and). Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database.; Wikipedia: List of countries by road network size; https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/fields/2085.html, Roadways.; Wikipedia: List of countries by vehicles per capita; Wikipedia: List of OECD countries by road network size (Motorway network) ("Selected year 2006 road traffic data" . OECD International Traffic Safety Data and Analysis Group (IRTAD).); Wikipedia: Radar detector (Legality) ("Radar Speed Trap Warning Apparatus (Licence)" . Hansard . 1967-03-02 . Retrieved 2010-04-25 . "a pocket-sized instrument is being produced by Marchant House Limited of New Street, Oadby, Leicester, to be used in motor vehicles to give instant warning of a police radar speed trap ... Anyone wishing to use this type of apparatus would require a licence under the Wireless Telegraphy Act, 1949. The firm in question has recently been informed that I am not prepared to issue a licence for such purposes")

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