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AAA Says Record Number of Americans Will Hit the Road Over July 4 Holiday

Even with national average gas prices going over the $5 mark, car travel volume will break previous records as 42 million people opt to drive this Independence Day.

AAA Study Examines Travel in U.S. Before and During COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic, the associated policy interventions such as stay-at-home orders, and the associated economic recession all had profound influences on how much Americans traveled and how they traveled in 2020.

Average Age of Cars, Light Trucks in U.S. Now 12.1 years

COVID-19 caused a drastic reduction in new vehicle sales as well as a sudden increase in vehicle scrappage,which was a catalyst for increased velocity in the growth of the average age of light vehicles.

Survey: Over 50% of Americans to Travel Only by Car This Summer

Nearly four in five respondents said they feel safer in a car than on a plane, and nearly one-third said they plan to travel more than 500 miles by car this summer.

Average Age of Cars, Light Trucks Approaches 12 Years

Research from IHS Markit shows COVID-19 accelerating an already established trend on vehicle age.

Recordbreaking Number of People Will Hit the Road This Fourth of July, Says AAA

AAA announced that a record-breaking 46.9 million Americans will travel 50 miles or more away from home this Independence Day holiday, an increase of more than 5 percent compared with last year.

Auto Care Association Publishes 2018 Collision Repair Trends Report

The Auto Care Association’s new report, “Collision Repair Trends: Industry Statistics and Analysis,” delves into the latest data on the collision repair industry.

Gasoline Prices Creep up to Three-Year High

This December, U.S. motorists can look forward to the equivalent of a lump of coal in their stockings.

New IHS Markit Study Predicts Automotive Future

Study says by 2040, vehicle miles traveled will have grown to an all-time high of around 11 billion miles per year (a 65 percent increase since 2017) in China, Europe, India and the U.S., and sales growth of new light-duty vehicles will slow substantially.

U.S. Driving Miles Hit Record High in 2016

Motorists drove more than 3.2 trillion miles last year in the United States, marking the second straight year that total driving miles have hit a record high.

AAA Projects Most Thanksgiving Travel Since 2007

The 43.5 million Americans planning a Thanksgiving road trip represents an increase of 1.9 percent over last year.

U.S. on Pace for Deadliest Driving Year Since 2007, Says National Safety Council

Non-profit organization states one reason for increase in traffic deaths is an improving economy with lower gas prices and unemployment rates, which has led to an increase in vehicle miles traveled.