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Unit of measurement representing the movement of a vehicle over one kilometre. The distance to be considered is the distance actually run. It includes movements of empty vehicles. Units made up of a tractor and a semi-trailer or a lorry and a trailer are counted as one vehicle. [definition source: Eurostat, ECMT, UN/ECE. 1997. Glossary for Transport Statistics. Document prepared by the Intersecretariat Working Group on Transport Statistics. Second edition.]

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