10 Fun Facts about Cars:
Just a few fun facts about cars for our regular blog readers at RAD Auto Repair.
- The average car has about 30,000 parts.
- About 75% of the cars Rolls-Royce has produced are still on the road today.
- The average American spends about 38 hours in traffic per year!
- The car radio was very controversial when it was introduced. Some states wanted it banned because of its potential to distract drivers.
- You can be arrested in Russia for driving in a dirty car!
- It is illegal to honk your horn in New York City other then for an emergency.
- The cost per year on average to own and maintain a vehicle in the US is $8,876.
- You are 23X more likely of crashing when texting and driving.
- The worlds first speeding ticket was issued 1896. The speed limit was 2mph and the motorist was going 8mph.
- Only 18% of Americans can drive a vehicle with a manual transmission.