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United States Road Stats

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STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
Cars > Chevrolet market share 36.9% 2011 1st out of 10
Cars > Chevrolet vehicle sales 1.18 million 2011 1st out of 10
Cars > Chevrolet vehicle sales per thousand people 3.77 2011 3rd out of 10
Cars > Hybrid vehicles 434,498 2012 2nd out of 6
Cars > Hybrid vehicles per million people 1,384.13 2012 3rd out of 6
Expressway length 76,334 km 2014 2nd out of 59
Length of motorways per capita 10.21 mm 2014 36th out of 93
Motor vehicles per 1000 people 797 2014 3rd out of 191
Motorway density 7.79 m of motorway per square km 2014 18th out of 25
Motorway length 75,008 km 2014 1st out of 25
Motorway length per capita 253.05 mm 2014 4th out of 25
Public road per capita 21.69 m 2014 7th out of 28
Radar detector legality 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: 2001
Road density 668 m of road per square km 2014 19th out of 28
Road fatalities per 1 billion km driven 6.87 2010 6th out of 10

SOURCES: Wikipedia: Chevrolet (Top Ten Chevrolet sales markets) (GM Press Release (2012-01-20). "GM global sales up 7.6% in 2011 to 9.026M vehicles; China and US largest markets" . Green Car Congress . Retrieved 2012-01-20 ., GM Press Release (2012-01-20). "GM global sales up 7.6% in 2011 to 9.026M vehicles; China and US largest markets" . Green Car Congress . Retrieved 2012-01-20 .); Wikipedia: Chevrolet (Top Ten Chevrolet sales markets) (GM Press Release (2012-01-20). "GM global sales up 7.6% in 2011 to 9.026M vehicles; China and US largest markets" . Green Car Congress . Retrieved 2012-01-20 ., GM Press Release (2012-01-20). "GM global sales up 7.6% in 2011 to 9.026M vehicles; China and US largest markets" . Green Car Congress . Retrieved 2012-01-20 .). 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: 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"); Wikipedia: Autobahn (Safety: international comparison) (http://www.bast.de (December 2012). "International Traffic and Accident Data: Selected Risk Values for the Year 2010" (PDF). Bundesanstalt für Straßenwesen (Federal Highway Research Institute) . Bundesanstalt für Straßenwesen . Retrieved 2013-09-10. http://www.fhwa.dot.gov/policyinformation/statistics/2011/2_intro.cfm)

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