May 15, 2021Interesting Data And Facts That Will Blow Your Mind
- Trucking is currently the predominant mode of transportation for the freight shipments in California. By weight, trucks transport the largest amount of goods into, within, and out of the state.
- On average, the total volume of freight transported across California’s highways amounts to more than 910 million metric tons annually.
- In the Southern California region alone there are around 800 trucking companies operating at the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach operating approximately 16,000 trucks.
- California’s trucking industry is on a path to transition away from diesel powered equipment to more energy efficient technologies. Today’s new heavy-duty vehicles are 99 percent cleaner than 1970 models.