Transportation Infographics



The 2016 Road Rules Report: Holiday Edition

In the midst of this year’s holiday season, the folks at CarRentals.com wanted to share some interesting findings discovered in social conversations and car rental booking data. What are some top road hazards to avoid? What about tips and tricks in renting cars? Everything you need to know about holiday car rentals is in the infographic below.

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History Of The Land Speed Record

In this infographic, you’ll discover the first car ever to record a land speed record all the way back in 1898, a LSR car named “The Easter Egg”, the first ever internal combustion powered car to break the LSR, the first car that had part car part aero plane engine and many others along the way.

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Tulsa’s Treacherous Traffic: How to Stay Safe This Holiday Season

Every city has dangerous intersections. Sometimes it is construction or sometimes it is just bad road design. At Tulsa’s 25 most dangerous intersections there were 1,647 accidents. Two of the trouble spots for Tulsa 71st and Highway 169. The intersection at 71st and Mingo is already one of the worst in Tulsa and given that holiday traffic will be higher near the mall this is certainly a place to be very careful.

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Buying a Used Car? Check the Rear View

Every car has a history, and that history could have a big impact on the price you’re willing to pay for a used car. This infographic from CARFAX explores these and other items you will want to consider when buying a used car.

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The Driving Dead

As we are currently enjoying the new season of the Walking Dead, the team at Select Car Leasing thought they’d take a look at the vehicles used in the show and critique how each would do in an actual zombie apocalypse.

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Canadian Shipping & Commercial Trucking Regulations

Learn more about Canadian shipping and commercial trucking regulations in the following infographic from Canada Cartage. It has the information you need before you head out on the road – as well as some other interesting facts about Canada’s transportation industry.

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How To Choose Best Motorcycle Helmet

Riding a motorcycle can be fun and thrilling, but it is also important to take note of the fact that there are hazards that are involved. Motorcycle accidents happen all the time, and more often than not, one of the reasons for suffering from serious injuries is the lack of protective gear. With such, it goes without saying that the use of the best motorcycle helmet is a must.

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Car Ergonomics That Will Keep You Comfortable and Safe

From your headrest, to your steering wheel, your seat, and even your seat back, there are a lot of adjustments you can make to your vehicle to make it more comfortable. However, do you actually know the proper way to adjust your vehicle’s seat? You might think you have your seat adjusted properly, but you should think again. The average American driver spends almost 300 hours behind the wheel every year.

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Driving Into A Battery Powered Future

The last few years have seen electric cars go from being something niche to being genuine challengers to traditional combustion engine vehicles. This piece looks how that will continue into the future, as electric cars are predicted to surpass sales of 400 million vehicles by 2040. By this point they are also predicted to account for over a third of all new car sales.

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Driving Etiquette Around The World

Driving a car in a foreign country can be scary enough, but when you have to take in to account not only the country’s road laws and regulations, but the driving etiquette and unwritten customs too – things can get very daunting. iCarhireinsurance.com has pulled together some official and unofficial laws of 6 different countries and put them in a handy infographic, so travelers planning on driving abroad can avoid falling into any trouble with both the law and the locals.

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Driving Insane: Putting the Brakes on Road Rage

In addition to sharing the top times for #RoadRage, based on the number of Instagram posts, this infographic explores what happens when these irresponsible acts take place, how to handle it and what causes it. So next time you face an angry driver, or feel yourself getting angry, don’t forget these tips.

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The Worst Pileups in History

Highway pileups, one of the scariest types of car crashes, happen when cars are traveling closer together than the weather conditions allow. One driver stopping or losing control can trigger a chain reaction of collisions behind them. While the largest pileup on record involved over 300 vehicles, the deadliest involved “just” a hundred or so, but injured 114 passengers and killed 17.

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