Nightly News   |  May 14, 2013

Fewer millennials are driving

According to a new study from the U.S. PIRG Education Fund, driving among members of the millennial generation is down 23 percent when comparing the number of miles driven in 2009 to the number driven in 2001. NBC’s Brian Williams reports.

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>>> show of hands , how many people still know how to change a fan belt . new numbers show a 60-year driving boom in this country is over. driving among members of the milennial generation is down 23%. it's due we're told to a generational preference for walking or public transportation , especially in urban areas , not to mention the price of gas, which will use less of if fewer people are driving.