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Total miles traveled on all roads and streets were an estimated 258.7 billion miles in October, the U.S. Department of Transportation reports. This is a 2.3% increase from the 252.9 billion miles traveled in October of 2012.
The rolling 12 month total of vehicle miles driven is 2.970 trillion miles. That is 2.3% below the high of 3.039 trillion miles in November of 2007.
The map from the release shows that, year over year, travel increased in all U.S. regions in October. Miles driven increased the most from a year ago in the West region.