Driving is a Privilege, not a Right, but it comes with Unintended Consequences
+ It gives you freedom, flexibility, enjoyment & opportunity
- But driving is expensive and can be dangerous
- Always has an impact on the environment
What are the unintended consequences of driving?
- Impact on you & your Family
- Impact on the World
- Impact on our Country
- Impact on the Environment
Many of these impacts are seen while many more are unseen and as a result unknown.
Your vehicle is a durable tool that must be maintained so it's in the finest condition to give you maximum results.
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• Average cost of 1 vehicle is about $9,500 year to operate
• On average, typical vehicle is 11.4 years old
- Average vehicle drives 13,500 miles each year
- 2019 average vehicle gets about 18-20 mpg
• Transportation costs are second highest family expense at 20%
- 90 people die and 6,400 injured in auto crashes each day
- Average non-fatal injury cost: $80,000
- Average property damage cost: $9,300
•264 million vehicles in America
• 392 million gallons of gas used every day
• 3.2 trillion miles are driven each year
• They produce 2.7 trillion pounds CO2 each year
and 535 billion pounds of carbon
• Each time you drive, your vehicle emits toxic gases that should be considered like second hand smoke to the environment
•40,000 fatalities on American roads each year
• Vehicles contribute 29% of all GHG pollution in America
• 200,000 deaths each year due to pollution
• Burning one gallon of gas produces 20 pounds of C02
• There are 1.2 billion vehicles on the earth
• 38 billion tons of CO2 produced by vehicles each year
Currently 417 ppm of CO2 in atmosphere,
the highest in over 800,000 years
As you can now see, driving is a privilege that has a huge impact in every aspect of your life and world.
If you're open to try to do something about the unintended consequences of driving, Drive $mart Wisconsin is here to help you.
By doing less harm in driving, you'll be a solution and not just part of the problem.