• September 15th, 2023

This Research Brief provides highlights from the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety’s 2022 American Driving Survey (ADS), which quantifies the daily driving of the U.S. population in 2022 and compares results to 2021 and 2020. Results show that 94.5% of U.S. residents ages 16 years and older drove at least occasionally in 2022. Drivers reported making an average of 2.44 driving trips, spending 60.2 minutes behind the wheel, and driving 30.1 miles each day in 2022. Projecting these results to all drivers nationwide, 255 million drivers made a total of 227 billion driving trips, spent 93 billion hours driving, and drove 2.8 trillion miles in 2022, all of which represented small but not statistically significant decreases relative to 2021. This Research Brief presents additional statistics regarding the driving of the American public in 2022 and describes driving trips from 2020 through 2022 according to various characteristics.

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