Category: Transportation Infographics
The first speeding ticket was written in 1902! The first car radio was installed in 1929! The first car had three wheels! There’s a lot you don’t know about cars (even though you spent 38 hours stuck in traffic in one, this year alone)! Check out this infographic for some crazy facts about the most popular vehicle on the planet.
We’ve all had that experience; walking into a high-priced clothing store and wondering how anyone could justify charging $150 for a t-shirt. The fact is, there are a number of factors, subjective or otherwise, that go into the value of a product, and cars are no exception to that rule. From upholstery to reputation, there’s more to the price of your used car than a suggested retail price.
Need help taking that first step in car shopping? Check out this infographic created by Cars.com to view a flow chart that can help you better choose the right car for your family.
Every nation has their fair share of reckless drivers behind the wheel – after all, motor vehicle accidents occur every 60 seconds across the world. Unfortunately, Australia is no exception, with an annual 600,000 reported road crashes, 200,000 reported injuries, and 22,000 serious injuries that require long-term care and treatment. An even more tragic fact lies in the estimated 1,700 Australians who are killed each year in devastating road accidents.
Electric vehicles (EVs) are getting ever more popular. It’s expected that 2.6 million plug-in electric vehicles will be sold across the United States between 2013 and 2022. Here uAuto Insurance has put together a guide to electric car etiquette.
People behave weird sometimes while driving. Want to know the hows and the whys? Read the following infographic put together by the folks at CarFinance 24/7 to learn more.
There are some pretty amazing machines out on the road that are operating without gasoline and using innovative technology to avoid the pangs of traffic and collisions. This infographic by IFA Auto takes a look at how far automobiles have come, and even gives a small glimpse into what the future might hold.
With continued advances in technology, automobile designers and engineers are able to push the limit on what they are able to create. It now seems that whatever creative idea these designers and engineers have is able to be translated into fully-functional pieces of reality. This infographic contains detailed information about eight of the craziest automobiles ever built that are considered to be “street legal”.
Train travel has come a long way since the 1800’s when it first originated in Salamanca. This infographic depicts exactly how much train travel has changed and where it’s at today. This includes the initial development of the first electrified suburban railway in 1904, to 1948 when British rail was the biggest company in the world with 700,000 employees to the development of the channel tunnel in 1994 and the privatization of British Rail.
Being a safe driver is very beneficial, it can even lower your car insurance premium. Check out the following infographic to learn more about safe driving and car insurance.
The recently published 2013 edition of AllState Canada’s Safe Driving Study reports on collision claims across the country from 2011-2013 and how they compare to 2009-2011. With Bergeron Clifford wanted to see how the province, as well as the cities of Kingston & Ottawa rank among everywhere else. This is what they found.
Driving down the road, you’ll notice many hybrid or fuel efficient vehicles. But even with the move toward more environmentally friendly transportation, the United States still consumes the most oil of any country, followed by China. Finance Degree Center has created an infographic entitled “Gassed”, highlighting facts and statistics surrounding the oil industry.