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5.4 Highway Transportation

The activities required to provide over-the-road transportation of cargo using motor vehicles such as trucks and tractor-trailers. Includes both generalized and special freight trucking.

  • 5.4.1 General Freight
    • Equipment
    • Load Carried
    • Scheduling
    • Terminal Services
    • Networking Services
  • 5.4.2 Mode of Commodities
    • Palletized
    • Container
    • Intermodal
    • Van Trailer
  • 5.4.3 Specialized Freight
    • Size
    • Weight
    • Shape
    • Hazardous Materials
  • 5.4.4 Support Activities for Road Transportation
    • Motor Vehicle Towing
    • Freight Transportation Arrangement
    • Packing and Crating
  • 5.4.5 Transportation Performance Management
    • National Highway Performance Program (NHPP)
    • Highway Safety Improvement Program (HSIP)
    • Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality Improvement Program (CMAQ)
    • Freight Movement
  • 5.4.6 Technology
    • Automated Traction Control
    • Operator Monitoring Systems