Vehicles in U.S. households outnumber drivers

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WASHINGTON, Aug 27 (Reuters) - The average U.S. household now has more vehicles than drivers, according to a U.S. Department of Transportation study released on Wednesday. The average household now has 1.9 cars, trucks or SUVs -- more, for the first time, than the 1.8 drivers per household, said the survey. Just eight percent of U.S. households had no vehicles, according to the survey of about 60,000 people in 26,000 households done in 2001 and 2002. Other findings: -- 90 percent of ...

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