AAA study: Travel fell 40% during pandemic


LANSING, Mich. (WLNS) – AAA is now releasing a new study that examined the driving habits of Michigan drivers during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic.

For example, AAA’s research showed that the average number of trips for all modes of transportation dropped by 40%.

The daily amount of personal car trips dipped by 45% with the average driver making one trip a day compared to three before the pandemic.

In addition, traveling by taxi or ridesharing companies dropped from 5.5% to 1.7%.

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