Road traffic on national territory : Any movement of road vehicles within a national territory irrespective of the country in which these vehicles are registered.
Vehicle-kilometre : Unit of measurement representing the movement of a road motor vehicle over one kilometre. It includes movements of empty road motor vehicles. Units made up of a tractor and a semi-trailer or a lorry and a trailer are counted as one vehicle
Road transport : Any movements of goods and/or passengers using a road vehicle on a given road network. When a road vehicle is being carried on another vehicle, only the movement of the carrying vehicle (active mode) is considered.
National road transport : Road transport between two places (a place of loading/embarkment and a place of unloading/ disembarkment) located in the same country irrespective of the country in which the vehicle is registered. It may involve transit through a second country.
International road transport : Road transport between two places ( a place of loading/embarkment and a place of unloading/disembarkment ) in two different countries. It may involve transit through one or more additional country or countries.
Road passenger-kilometre : Unit of measure representing the transport of one passenger by road over one kilometre. A transfer from one road vehicle to another is regarded as disembarkment before re-embarkment. Goods carried by road : Any goods moved by road goods vehicles This includes all packaging and equipment such as containers, swap-bodies or pallets.
Tonne-kilometre by road (of goods carried) : Unit of measure of goods transport which represents the transport of one tonne by road over one kilometre.
Goods loaded : Goods placed on a road vehicle and dispatched by road. Transshipment from one goods road vehicle to another or change of the road tractor are regarded as loading after unloading.
Goods unloaded : Goods taken off a road vehicle after transport by road. Transshipment from one goods road vehicle to another or change of the road tractor are regarded as unloading before reloading.
International – loaded Goods having left the country by road ( other than goods in transit by road throughout) : Goods which having been loaded on a road vehicle in the country, left the country by road and were unloaded in another country.
International - unloaded Goods having entered the country by road ( other than goods in transit by road throughout) : Goods which, having been loaded on a road vehicle in another country, entered the country by road and were unloaded there.
Road cabotage transport : National road transport performed by a road motor vehicle registered in another country.
Cross trade transport : International road transport performed by a road motor vehicle registered in a third country. A third country is a country other than the country of loading or than the country of unloading.
Please note that country footnotes are not always in alphabetical order.
Territorial change (2000 onward): Data do not cover Kosovo and Metohija.
''Tonne-kilometres'' refer to goods carried on a commercial basis.
Cross-trade transport includes transit.
From 2012, tonne kilometres for 'International transport - loaded in the territory of the reporting country' included all international transport.
''Tonne-kilometres'' refer to only goods carried by Norwegian lorries with carrying capacity of 3.5 tonnes or more.
Refers to mainland only. ''Tonne-kilometres'' refers to only goods transported by heavy goods vehicles and road tractors.
Through 2000, 'Cross-trade transport' includes 'Road cabotage transport'.
''Tonne-kilometres'' refers to heavy goods vehicles. From 2014 a new method is used to estimate the effect of non-response.
''Tonne-kilometres'' refer to freight travel on motorways, state and provincial roads.