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Meet The American Driver

...Meet the· American Driver FAST FACTS ABOUT THE AMERICAN DRIVER THE AVERAGE AMERICAN of people in the U.S. have a driver's license 82% SPENDS ABOUT 1 HOUR IN A VEHICLE PER DAY of American drivers 64% THE AVERAGE AMERICAN rate themselves WORK COMMUTE IS as"excellent"or "very good" drivers 25.1 MINUTES ONE WAY THINK DRIVING FAST AND AGGRESSIVELY GETS YOU THERE QUICKER? THINK AGAIN. WHILE YOU'RE RAISING THE RISK OF BEING IN AN ACCIDENT AND DO DAMAGE TO YOUR FUEL ECONOMY, YOU'VE SAVED ONLY A MINUTE PER 27 MILES DRIVEN. THE AVERAGE AMERICAN TRAVELS 30,004 MILES PER YEAR PERSONAL SHOPPING WORK RECREATION SCHOOL OTHER ? 5,134 4,620 8,334 9,989 2,049 2,878 WHAT ANNOYS YOUR FELLOW DRIVERS THE MOST? DRIVING USING INCORRECTLY SIGNALING WHEN CHANGING LANES SLOWLY DOUBLE RIDING IN THE BLIND SPOT HIGH BEAMS HAVING UNSECURED LOADS IN THE LEFT LANE PARKING (INCLUDING NOT CANCCLING THEIR SIGNAL) TALKING TAILGATING! ON THE PHONE DRIVING TOO FAST HOW GAS PRICES HAVE CHANGED DRIVING IN AMERICA A STEADY RISE IN GAS PRICES, 80% OF AMERICANS HAVE REPORTED CHANGING THEIR HABITS. FOR INSTANCE.. 60% SAY THEY"VE STARTED PLANNING OUT THE TIMES THEY DRIVE IN ORDER TO GET THE MOST DONE. SO, NOW WHEN THEY WOULD ONCE HOP IN THE CAR AND GO FOR A TRIP TO THE STORE, THEY'LL DO IT NOW ON THE WAY HOME FROM WORK OR WHILE THEY'RE ALREADY OUT ON ANOTHER ERRAND. 50% ARE CUTTING BACK ELSEWHERE, LIKE EATING OUT LESS 20% OF DRIVERS SAY THEY'VE DECIDED TO START CARPOOLING AS A RESULT OF THE RISING GAS PRICES. WHILE THESE AREN'T DRASTIC CHANGES, MANY AMERICANS DID REPORT THAT THEY WOULD CONSIDER ALTERING THEIR DRIVING HABITS OR LIFESTYLE MORE IF GAS WENT OVER $5/GALLON. THE CULTURE OF HONKING вотH MEN AND WOMEN HÖNK MORE MEN HONK MORE THAN WOMEN. BUT... HAVE OUT-OF-STATE PLATES? YOU MAY GET PEOPLE ARE MORE LIKELY TO HONK AT A DRIVER WHO IS ON A CELLPHONE. AT WOMEN THAN MEN. HONKED AT MORE. DRIVERS TEND TO HONK LESS ON THE WEEKENDS OUR DRIVING HABITS IN 2011 RUNNING RED LIGHTS: 37% OF DRIVERS ADMIT TO RECENTLY RUNNING A RED LIGHT. L|||||| ||||| || ||||| SPEEDING: 52% OF DRIVERS SAY THEY'VE RECENTLY GONE 15MPH OVER THE SPEED LIMIT ON THE FREEWAY. NOT NEARLY AS MANY DRIVERS DO SO ON RESIDENTIAL ROADS. ||||||||L||||||||||||||||| DRIVING WHILE DROWSY: WHILE MOST DRIVERS ADMIT IT'S DANGEROUS, AROUND 1 IN 3 SAY THEY'VE RECENTLY DRIVEN WHILE FINDING IT DIFFICULT TO KEEP THEIR EYES OPEN. |||| |||| |||| || || ||| || |||||| |||||||||| SAFETY RESTRAINTS: 1 IN 4 ADMITTED TO NOT WEARING A SEATBELT AT LEAST ONCE. L|||||||||||| || |||||||||| || ||||||||| || |||| | 1 IN 5 HAVE DONE SO MORE THAN ONCE. CELLPHONE USE: MOST DRIVERS HAVE REPORTED USING THEIR CELLPHONES WHILE DRIVING: 17% OF DRIVERS THINK IT'S OK TO TEXT AND DRIVE. |||||| || |||| ||||| ||| |||| |||| || |||||||||| || 26% ADMIT TO RECENTLY TEXTING WHILE DRIVING AND |LLL|||||||||||| |||| || ||| ||| ||| T||||| 35% SAY THEY'VE READ A TEXT WHILE DRIVING. DRINKING AND DRIVING: WHILE MOST AMERICANS HIGHLY DISAPPROVE, 14% HAVE ADMITTED TO DOING SO IN THE PAST YEAR. SOURCES http://www.extraordinaryroadtrip.org/research-library/driving tips/ http://comedydriving.wordpress.com/2012/06/01/strange-but-interesting-driving-facts/ http://www.americandrivingacademy.com/cms/facts http://www.cdc.gov/motorvehiclesafety/ http://www.distraction.gov/content/get-the-facts/facts-and-statistics.html http://www.aaafoundation.org/projects/index.cfm?ProjectiD=55 http://autos.yahoo.com/news/top-10-most-annoying-things-other-drivers-do.html http://www.business2community.com/trends-news/gas-prices- climb-and-driving-habits-change-0147075 http://www.distraction.gov/research/PDF-Files/Driver-Distraction-Commercial-Vehicle-Operations.pdf http://www.allstatenewsroom.com/channels/News- Releases/releases/new-allstate-survey-shows-americans- think-they-are-great-drivers-habits-tell-a-different-story http://nhts.ormlgov/2009/pub/stt.pdf http://deepblue.lib.umich.edu/bitstream/2027.42/86680/4/102764.pdf http://www.census.gov/prod/2011pubs/acs-15.pdf INFOGRAPHIC PROVIDED BY: COA ST COAST INFINITI www.infinitidealersarasota.com |и

Meet The American Driver

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Did you know that an estimated 14% of drivers in the U.S. admitted to drinking and driving in the past year? To learn more about this and other eye-opening stats, check out this infographic on America...

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