April Miles Driven Increases

The Federal Highway Administration, a division of the U.S. Department of Transportation, has released the newest numbers for miles driven in April 2014, showing an increase of 1.8 percent, or 4.6 billion vehicle miles, compared with April 2013.

Travel for the most is estimated to be 254.9 billion vehicles. Cumulative travel for the year is 940.3 billion vehicle miles.

Comparing year-over-year figures, the South Gulf showed the most growth at 3.0 percent. The Northeast was the only region to post a decline, down 0.1 percent.

Comparing April 2014 to March 2014, the largest growth occurred in the West at 5.9 percent. The region to show the largest decline was the South Atlantic, down 0.8 percent.

Region April 2014(Preliminary) March 2014(Revised) Percent Change
Northeast 35,056 34,866 0.5
South Atlantic 53,652 54,102 -0.8
North Central 56,559 53,453 5.8
South Gulf 51,839 52,150 -0.6
West 57,753 54,537 5.9
Total 254,859 249,105 2.3

 

Region April 2014 April 2013 Percent Change
Northeast 35,056 35,094 -0.1
South Atlantic 53,652 52,674 1.9
North Central 56,559 55,746 1.5
South Gulf 51,839 50,313 3.0
West 57,753 56,476 2.3
Total 254,859 250,303 1.8

 

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