Carsbut not light trucksare driven less during the pandemic
Green Car Congress
FEBRUARY 7, 2022
Therefore, it is not surprising that in 2020, the first year of the pandemic, the annual miles driven per car or light truck (SUV, pickup truck, or van) decreased substantially. Of more interest is the new finding that this reduction was entirely due to a reduced use of cars as opposed to light trucks. Cars and light trucks. Light trucks. Overall, from 2019 to 2020, miles driven per light-duty vehicle decreased by 12%. by Michael Sivak, Sivak Applied Research.