As of late January 2021, more than 99 million cases globally had been confirmed, with more than 25 million of those in the U.S.
With cases, hospitalizations and deaths still high, much of the U.S. remains in some version of shelter-at-home. For the full year, CCC registered a 26% drop in non-comprehensive repairable appraisal counts.
Yet as vaccines become widely available, we could see new traffic trends emerge. For example, more workplaces may make telework an option leading to fewer rush-hour trips, but it’s also possible we could see longer commutes due to the number of people opting to drive single-occupancy vehicles rather than public transit.
In this month’s edition of CCC Trends, Analyst Susanna Gotsch explores data from recent studies and shares insights about what else we might expect for traffic trends in 2021.