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

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STAT South Africa United States
Expressway length 239 km
Ranked 52nd.
76,334 km
Ranked 2nd. 319 times more than South Africa
Length of motorways per capita 1.58 mm
Ranked 63th.
10.21 mm
Ranked 36th. 6 times more than South Africa
Motor vehicles per 1000 people 165
Ranked 83th.
797
Ranked 3rd. 5 times more than South Africa
Motorway density 47.82 m of motorway per square km
Ranked 62nd. 6 times more than United States
7.79 m of motorway per square km
Ranked 18th.
Motorway length 1,927 km
Ranked 25th.
75,008 km
Ranked 1st. 39 times more than South Africa
Radar detector legality Illegal to use in a moving vehicle 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:

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