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Miles Driven Momentum Continues

Travel on all roads and streets continued to climb in April 2016, up 2.6 percent or 6.8 billion vehicle miles, compared with April 2015. Month over month, miles drive were down slightly by 0.2 percent. This is according to the latest figures from the Federal Highway Administration, a division of the U.S. Department of Transportation.

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Miles Driven Continues to Rise

Travel on all roads and streets continued to increase for January 2016, up 2.0 percent or 4.8 billion vehicle miles, compared to January 2015. This is according to the latest figures from the Federal Highway Administration, a division of the … Continue reading

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Miles Driven Continues to Gain Momentum

Travel on all roads and streets continued to trend higher for December 2015, up 4.2 percent or 10.6 billion vehicle miles, compared to December 2014. This is according to the latest figures from The Federal Highway Administration, a division of the U.S. Department of Transportation.

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NHTSA: 2015 Roadway Deaths Climb 9 Percent

Roadway deaths for the first nine months of 2015 have climbed 9.3 percent over 2014, according to an early estimate from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

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Miles Driven in November Improves Over Last Year

Travel on all roads and streets continued its climb upward in November 2015, up 4.3 percent, or 10.4 billion vehicle miles, compared to November 2014. This is according to the latest numbers from The Federal Highway Administration, a division of the U.S. Department of Transportation.

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Foxx Announces Proposed Budget for Autonomous Testing, Safety Agreement with Automakers

Two big announcements came from U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) Secretary Anthony Foxx during the North American International Auto Show in Detroit this week. The first was made yesterday evening when Foxx said the administration has proposed a 10-year, $4 billion investment plan to “accelerate the development and adoption of safe vehicle automation through real-world pilot projects.” In the second, which came today, Foxx announced 18 automakers have signed a DOT safety agreement.

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Miles Driven Growth Streak Continues

Travel on all roads and streets was up 2.3 percent, or 6.3 billion vehicle miles, for August 2015 compared to August 2014. This is according to the latest numbers from The Federal Highway Administration, a division of the U.S. Department of Transportation.

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NHTSA to Include Automatic-Emergency Braking in 5-Star Review

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is updating its 5-Star Rating System to include automatic-emergency braking (AEB) in 2018.

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Spain and China Glazing Companies Take Home DOT Numbers

The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) has recently awarded two new DOT numbers for to international automotive glazing companies. DOT No. 1046 went to Polycasa Spain S.A.U., which is based in Barcelona Spain. The company has more than 30 years … Continue reading

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How Many Miles Did Americans Drive in May?

Miles driven continues to climb month over month and year over year. Miles driven for May 2015 is up 2.7 percent, or up 7.3 billion vehicle miles, compared to May 2014. The Federal Highway Administration a division of the U.S. Department of Transportation released the latest numbers this week.

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Miles Driven: More Drivers Take to Road in March

Miles driven is up 3.9 percent in March, or 9.8 billion vehicle miles, compared with March 2014. The Federal Highway Administration a division of the U.S. Department of Transportation released the latest numbers this week.

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February 2015 Miles Driven Up 2.8 Percent

The Federal Highway Administration, a division of the U.S. Department of Transportation, has released the newest numbers for miles driven in February 2015. They show an increase of 2.8 percent (up 6.1 billion vehicle miles) compared to February 2015.

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New DOT Number Awarded to Minnesota Company

The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) recently awarded DOT number 1041 to Koronis Parts Inc. in Paynesville, Minn.

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December 2014 Miles Driven Up 5 Percent

The Federal Highway Administration, a division of the U.S. Department of Transportation, has released the newest numbers for miles driven in December 2014. They show an increase of 5 percent, or 11.9 billion vehicle miles, compared to December 2013.

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Miles Driven Up Slightly for September 2014

The Federal Highway Administration, a division of the U.S. Department of Transportation, has released the newest numbers for miles driven in September 2014, showing an increase of 2.3 percent, or 5.6 billion vehicle miles, compared with September 2013.

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Miles Driven Remains Stable for August 2014

The Federal Highway Administration, a division of the U.S. Department of Transportation, has released the newest numbers for miles driven in August 2014, showing a modest increase of 0.4 percent or 1 billion vehicle miles, compared with August 2013. Travel … Continue reading

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Five New DOT Numbers Awarded to U.S. Companies

The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) recently awarded five new DOT numbers to companies based in the United States.

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U.S. Department of Transportation One Step Closer to Requiring V2V Communication

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s (DOT) National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has taken a big step toward requiring future vehicles to talk to each other to prevent possible collisions. NHTSA has released an Advanced Notice of Proposed Rulemaking and a Supporting Research Report on Vehicle-to-Vehicle (V2V) Communications Technology and expects to deliver notice of proposed rulemaking by 2016. “This could make it a little more interesting to install glass,” says Sam Shipley, owner of Maryland Auto Glass.

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Miles Driven Increases by 0.9 Percent for May 2014

The Federal Highway Administration, a division of the U.S. Department of Transportation, has released the newest numbers for miles driven in May 2014, showing an increase of 0.9 percent or 2.4 billion vehicle miles, compared with May 2013. Travel for … Continue reading

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Three New DOT Numbers Awarded

The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) recently awarded three new DOT numbers to companies based in China, the United Kingdom and the United States.

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February 2014 Miles Driven Declines

The Federal Highway Administration, a division of the U.S. Department of Transportation, has released the newest numbers for miles driven in February 2014, showing a decrease of -0.8 percent, or 1.7 billion vehicle miles, compared to February 2013.

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Two New DOT Numbers Awarded to Italian Companies

The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) recently awarded two new DOT numbers to companies based in Italy.

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December 2013 Miles Driven Climb

The Federal Highway Administration, a division of the U.S. Department of Transportation, has released the newest numbers for miles driven in December 2013, showing an increase of 1.1 percent, or 2.7 billion vehicle miles, compared to December 2012.

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New DOT Number Awarded to Poland-based Company

The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) recently awarded a new DOT number to Glaspo, which is based in Wroclaw, Poland.

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Miles Driven Climbs in October 2013

The Federal Highway Administration, a division of the U.S. Department of Transportation, has released the newest numbers for miles driven in October 2013, showing an overall increase of 2.3 percent, or 5.8 billion vehicle miles, compared to October 2012.

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Miles Driven Climbs in September 2013

The Federal Highway Administration, a division of the U.S. Department of Transportation, has released the newest numbers for miles driven in September, showing an overall increase of 1.5 percent, or 3.7 billion vehicle miles, compared with September 2012.

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New DOT Number Awarded to Italian Company

The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) recently awarded a new DOT number to an auto-glass-related product manufacturer based in Italy.

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