SmartWay Trends, Indicators, and Partner Statistics (TIPS)
Average Payload across SmartWay Class 6 Fleets
Posted May 13, 2013
This chart, based on Carrier Partner data for 2011, shows the average vehicle payloads across SmartWay Class 6 truck fleets. Class 6 trucks span a range of uses, including school buses, beverage trucks, bucket trucks, package delivery trucks, and others.
The line is made up of individual points, each of which corresponds to one fleet's average payload, and shows that the majority of payloads carried by SmartWay Carriers' Class 6 trucks fall between 2 and 5 tons. The data represent average payload when loaded, and do not include the vehicle weight or account for empty miles. To preserve confidentiality, no fleet name is associated with any data point.
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