Miles driven is up 3.9 percent in April 2015, or 10.25 billion vehicle miles, compared to April 2014. The Federal Highway Administration a division of the U.S. Department of Transportation released the latest numbers this week.
Travel for April is estimated to be 267.9 billion vehicle miles. Cumulative travel for the year is up 3.9 percent, or 36.9 billion vehicle miles, to 987.8 billion vehicle miles.
Looking at month-over-month figures, the North Central region showed the most growth, up 6.7 percent. The slightest increase was in the South Gulf, up 0.8 percent.
Comparing year-over-year figures, the largest growth came in the North Central region, up 5.2 percent. The slightest growth was in the Northeast region, up 2.4.
Month-over-month figures in millions:
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