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Our Nation's Highways: 2008
Figure 4-4. Annual Vehicle Miles Traveled per Licensed Driver, 1970-2006
Together, Americans drove nearly 3 trillion miles in 2006. As indicated in this graph, the average annual VMT per licensed driver had been increasing since 1970. However, this trend switched in 2005. We now see the annual VMT per licensed driver decreasing.
Data represented in the inset chart
Data Source: U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Highway Administration, Office of Highway Policy Information, Highway Statistics.