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Interesting Car Statistics You Didn’t Know

Car Facts

We use our cars everyday; whether it involves going to work or taking a little trip to the grocery store.After doing a bit of research, we uncovered a list of car accident facts and other bizarre automobile facts that will make you raise your eyebrows…at least a few times.A real car enthusiast’s car knowledge is never complete and we know they are always on the lookout for any new information that comes their way.These are some interesting car statistics which would bring delight to any car enthusiast:

1)The fastest speed clocked on the autobahn was 268.8 miles per hour.

2)There are 1 billion cars currently in use on earth.

3)There are approximately 300 million cars on the road in America.

4)Automobiles are the most recycled consumer product in the world.

5)It takes 9.4 seconds for the 1980 Ferrari Mondial to get to 60 mph from a dead stop.

6)Up 13 percent from 2011, 14.5 million cars were sold last year.

7)Goodyear makes more than 100,000 tires for NASCAR in a season.

8)All fifty states have some type of seat belt law.

9)Every day, nearly 135 million cars travel on our country’s streets, roads, and interstates.

10)On average, a driver will curse approximately 32,000 times in their lifetime while operating a car or truck.

11)Weekends, between midnight and 3 a.m., are the most likely time for a person to be involved in a fatal crash.

12)It takes an airbag 40 milliseconds to fully inflate after an accident.

13)Most car accidents occur within three miles of a person’s home.

14)While you were reading this, approximately 4 car accidents involving injury occurred somewhere in the United States.

15)The very first speeding ticket was issued in 1904. The driver was ticketed for zooming at a rate of 12 mph.

16)About 165,000 cars are produced every day.

17)When you add a teenager to your policy, the average cost goes up 156 percent.

18)Drivers kill more animals than hunters.

19)Irvin Gordon has driven more than 3,000,000 miles in his 1966 Volvo P1800S.

20)NASCAR cars get about 4.5 mpg.

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