Think you know a lot about the road? Well, you learn something new every day. Here are some things you probably didn’t know, both funny and scary.

  1. Whale oil was used in some car transmissions up until 1973.
  2. On average, a driver curses approximately 32,000 times in their lifetime while maneuvering a car or truck.
  3. The most likely time for someone to be involved in a fatal crash is between midnight and 3 in the morning on weekends.
  4. The first speeding ticket was given in 1904 to a driver speeding at a rate of 12 MPH.
  5. About 40% of fatal auto accidents involve alcohol.
  6. Drivers used to steer with a lever instead of with a steering wheel.
  7. Mary Anderson is the woman who invented windshield wipers.
  8. The majority of accidents actually happen within 3 miles of a person’s home- my father always used to say, “small trip, big danger.”
  9. About 4 accidents involving injury happened while you were reading this. Car accident injuries occur approximately every 14 seconds, and fatal auto accidents happen every 12 minutes.
  10. Vehophobia is the fear of driving.

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Category: Car Accidents