How much time do we spend in vehicles? Today, we will examine the difference between international and domestic driving. How does the driving compare to that of other countries?
- United States of America (USA) = 13,474 miles
- Canada (CAD) = 9,562 miles
- Australia (AU) = 8,555 miles
- Italy (IT) = 8,256 miles
- France (FR) = 7,424 miles
- Germany (DE/BRD) = 7,209 miles
- United Kingdom (UK) = 6,987 miles
- Japan (JP) = 4,381 miles
- China (CN/ROC/CHN) = 697
- Russian Federation (RU) = 613
***A one-way trip from Bangor, ME to Hersey, PA and you’ve out drive your average Russian and Chinese driver!
Low-Income and Middle-Income Countries account for:
- 60% of the world’s registered vehicles
- 90% of the world’s road traffic deaths
***Annually, low and middle-income countries spend $65 billion on road crashes
- If 10% of the highest risk roads were addressed – 50% of the world’s road fatalities would be prevented
- Globally, road crashes cost $518 billion – that’s 1-2% of a country’s individual GDP
- 78% of countries have a driving age requirement of 18 years old
- 16 years old = ID, MT, ND, SD
- 16.5 years old = AR, AZ, KS,OK, MN, ME,NC, NM, SC, VT, WI, WY,
- 17 years old = AL, CA, CO, IA, KY, LA, MI, MS, NE, OR, PA, TN, WA, UT, WV
- 18 years old = CT, DE, DC,GA, FL, IL, IN, OH, NH, NJ, NV, MA, MD, MO, TX, RI
The Ages in 2020!