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January 5, 2017 / 5:00 PM / a year ago

REFILE-Motorists logged 1.6 percent rise on U.S. roads in Oct.- DOT

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NEW YORK, Jan 5 (Reuters) - Motorists logged 270.6 billion miles on U.S. roads and highways in October, a 1.6 percent increase from a year earlier and the most ever for the month, according to data released Thursday by the U.S. Department of Transportation.

Through October, motorists logged 2.69 trillion miles on U.S. roads, the most ever for the first 10 months of the year, federal data shows. (Reporting By Jarrett Renshaw; Editing by Chizu Nomiyama)

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