U.S. vehicle-miles traveled surged 4.3% in November 2015 compared with November 2014, the largest increase since 1999, according to the Transportation Department. That put 2015 on pace to become the most heavily traveled year in history.
In the 12 months leading up to November, drivers covered 3.14 trillion miles, up 3.6% from the same period in 2014, the highest year-over-year increase since 1997, according to the department.
Thursday, January 28, 2016
2000 To 2015 US Automobile Miles Driven: Graph
Posted By Milton Recht
From The Wall Street Journal, Real Time Economics, "American Drivers Are Back on the Road in Record-Setting Fashion" by David Harrison:
Posted 1/28/2016 01:00:00 AM