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Good News: Americans are driving more!

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A recent report from the US Energy Information Administration and the Automotive Aftermarket Service Association stated that Americans are driving more miles and the trend will continue for the next few decades. This is exciting news, and a reversal from the past few years.

 

The forecast for miles driven for 2013 is 2.6 trillion. And the projected miles for the future will continue to rise and reach 3.6 trillion by 2035.

 

It's interestinbg to note that the report also pointed out that while there has been a focus on public transportation, there is real no subsitute for personal transporation. Public transportation is not a viable option in most areas of America. Essentially, the U.S. infrastructure is primarliy based around the car.

 

Good news we can all use!

 

 

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