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U.S. drivers cover more miles in September than year ago

U.S. drivers cover more miles in September than year ago

REUTERS.com
NOVEMBER 22, 2019 / 11:15 AM
Reporting By Jessica Resnick-Ault

NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. drivers covered 1.7% more miles in September than a year earlier, traveling a total of 267.7 billion miles, the U.S. Department of Transportation said in a monthly report on Friday.

In 2019, total travel is up 1% from a year earlier at 2,436.9 billion vehicle miles, the DOT said. The data can be used as an indicator of demand for gasoline and diesel.

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