In Luxembourg, there are 647 cars per 1,000 citizens. It makes that country to have the highest rate of car ownership in the world. The second country in that category is Iceland, followed by New Zealand, Italy and Canada.
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If you are planning to have a very long car journey, think of inviting a person that could share the driving responsibilities with you. This way, you could keep an eye on each other to react as quickly as possible to any signs of losing attention. You can also save some time, by sleeping while […]
The risk of a casualty crash approximately doubles with each 5km/h increase in speed on a 60km/h speed limited road, or with each 10km/h increase in speed on 110km/h roads. So think twice before you push your foot too hard on the accelerator pedal, because you are not risking losing just your money for the […]
Another common misconception involves electric cars. It is stated by some, that these machines are more likely to catch fire during accidents than the combustion engine fueled units. However, the investigation performed by The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration in the USA concluded, that there are no indications of such increased risk of fire in […]
When driving a car, you should always stay fully energised, so that you can focus on the road and react instantly to any changes in the situation. Before a long drive, make sure to have enough sleep and eat some food to keep your energy level high. During a trip take a stop whenever you […]
Wearing a seat belt reduces the risk of fatal injury to front-seat passengers by 45% and risk of moderate-to-critical injury by 50%. Meanwhile, car occupants are not properly restrained in more than one-half of all fatal car accidents. Don’t make that mistake!
Some people fill their tanks only at the most recognisable petrol stations. Although premium brands may add some extra engine cleaning additives, there’s nothing bad with the fuel from the rest of the stations that could damage your car. They all need to meet the same quality standards in order to function. The only difference […]
The longest car skid marks were made by a jet-powered Spirit of America on 15 October 1964. It was 10 kilometres long, and the record has never later been broken. The longest skid on a public road measured 290 meters and was made by a Jaguar and was estimated to be driving at the speed […]
Some people claim that dirt gathered on a car may cause an effect similar to the golf ball dimples, which reduce the air resistance. However, it turns out, that the effect of the dirt particles is exactly opposite. As claimed by the Mythbusters, a car covered with filth has 10% worse fuel efficiency than a […]
A recent study performed by Insurance.com shows that the drivers of Lexus ES 300 get more tickets for speeding than owners of any other car. Very close to the result of the Lexus is Nissan 350Z, followed by Dodge Charger SE/SXT. The least ticketed car is Buick Encore, followed by… a Lexus! Specifically, model IS350.