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Q: average truck speed on I5 in CA ( Answered 4 out of 5 stars,   1 Comment )
Subject: average truck speed on I5 in CA
Category: Reference, Education and News > General Reference
Asked by: michael50-ga
List Price: $100.00
Posted: 27 Oct 2006 10:53 PDT
Expires: 26 Nov 2006 09:53 PST
Question ID: 777512
What is the average truck (semi-trailer) speed on route I5 in
California?  (not the speed limit, but the actual average speed of big rigs on I5)
Subject: Re: average truck speed on I5 in CA
Answered By: bobbie7-ga on 27 Oct 2006 11:49 PDT
Rated:4 out of 5 stars
Hello Michael50,

The average speed on the I-5 is 48.43 mile per hour.

U.S. Department of Transportation
Federal Highway Administration
April 2005

A detailed map showing the average speed for trucks in California on
the Interstate 5 in 10 mile segments is provided here:

A larger image of the map is available on page 2 of this document.

More Information:
Crystal Jones
Federal Highway Administration
Office of Freight Management and Operations

Search terms:
average truck speed route I5 + California

I hope the information provided is helpful!

Best regards,
michael50-ga rated this answer:4 out of 5 stars

Subject: Re: average truck speed on I5 in CA
From: hipower2-ga on 29 Oct 2006 19:19 PST
200 mph downhill smucko

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