UPDATE 1-Slowdown in US road travel eclipses 1979 drop:Govt


(Recasts, adds U.S. highway travel down the most since Iranian revolution) By Tom Doggett WASHINGTON, June 19 (Reuters) - Americans cut down on the number of miles they drove for the sixth straight month in April, resulting in the biggest six-month decline since the oil shock of the 1979-80 Iranian revolution, new government data shows. As record gasoline prices push more and more commuters onto public transport and vacationers to trim trips, U.S. highway travel fell 30 billion miles ...

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