August 14, 2019 / 4:38 PM / 3 days ago

U.S. drivers cover fewer miles in June than year earlier: DOT

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Motorists traveled 0.3% fewer miles on U.S. roads and highways in June compared with a year earlier, the U.S. Department of Transportation said in a monthly report Wednesday.

Drivers logged an estimated 279.7 billion vehicle miles in the month. Miles have risen 0.8% in all of 2019 compared with a year earlier.

The data can be used as an indicator of demand for gasoline and diesel.

Reporting By Jessica Resnick-Ault

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