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Transport > Road Stats: compare key data on China & United States

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STAT China United States
Cars > Chevrolet market share 12.5%
Ranked 3rd.
36.9%
Ranked 1st. 3 times more than China
Cars > Chevrolet vehicle sales 595,068
Ranked 3rd.
1.18 million
Ranked 1st. 98% more than China
Cars > Chevrolet vehicle sales per thousand people 0.443
Ranked 9th.
3.77
Ranked 3rd. 9 times more than China
Expressway length 96,200 km
Ranked 1st. 26% more than United States
76,334 km
Ranked 2nd.
Length of motorways per capita 10.18 mm
Ranked 37th.
10.21 mm
Ranked 36th. About the same as China
Motor vehicles per 1000 people 83
Ranked 111th.
797
Ranked 3rd. 10 times more than China
Motorway density 72.26 m of motorway per square km
Ranked 48th. 9 times more than United States
7.79 m of motorway per square km
Ranked 18th.
Motorway length 97,355 km
Ranked 1st. 30% more than United States
75,008 km
Ranked 1st.
Radar detector legality Detectors legal, jammers illegal 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:

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: 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: 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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