We hope you enjoy our collection of random driving facts from around the world and even near you!
The traffic where you live might be impacting your social skills.
People who live on streets with more traffic spend less time outside and have fewer friends. From SafeAuto
Are you more likely to die on a plane or in a car?
Its calculated that the odds of dying in a motor vehicle accident is 1 in 98 for a lifetime. For air and space transport (including air taxis and private flights), the odds were 1 in 7,178 for a lifetime, according to the table. From USA Today
Fact from a town near you!
In Scituate, Rhode Island, it is illegal to drive with beer in your vehicle even if it is unopened. Not sure how the beer is delivered to that section of our state. From DMV.org
Patience is a virtue and on average we seem to have a low threshold.
After thirty seconds of waiting, most people will begin to cross against the light. Fact from SafeAuto
If you live here, you will be riding with Mom and Dad for years to come.
Western African nation Niger has the highest minimum driving age in the world. No one can drive a car until they've passed their 23rd birthday. Fact from Telegraph
Massachusetts really wants to limit monkeying around while driving.
It's illegal in Massachusetts to operate a car with a gorilla in the backseat. From DMV.org
Maybe you can blame your folks for your poor driving skills…
People with a specific genetic variant — about 30 percent of Americans — are less-skilled drivers, according to University of California-Irvine researchers. Steven Cramer and his team tested people with and without the variant, those with it performed 20 percent worse in two separate driving tests. From The Week
We follow the man in the Armani suit!
People are more likely to jaywalk when well-dressed people do it first. Fact from SafeAuto
It might not have all the bells and whistles, but this is a car we all can afford.
The world's cheapest new car is the Tato Nano, manufactured in India and launched in 2008 for just $1,500 US dollars. Fact from Telegraph
If your son or daughter encounters this situation…
For drivers under 21, the U.S. has a No Tolerance policy that does not allow any alcohol to be in the blood system while behind the wheel. From DoSomething.org
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