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Fun Facts about Drivers, Driving and Auto Insurance

10 Things You May Find Amusing about Getting Behind the Wheel


  • S Dakota law permits 14-year-old teenagers to drive a vehicle after passing their driving test.

  • Drivers in Hungary need to take a first aid course prior to being issued a driving license.

  • According to the Guinness World Records, Fred Hale S of New Sharon, Maine drove until he turned 104 in 1995.

  • Japan compels drivers over the age of 75 to have a symbol on the back of their vehicle indicating they are a senior.

  • Drivers that have a good record usually are rewarded with discounts on their insurance premium.

  • The typical driver will spend the equivalence of two weeks’ time to wait at a red traffic light.

  • Brazil’s driver’s trainer’s course includes self-defense in response to the frequent carjacking that occurs in the crime-ridden country.

  • Back in the year 1902, automobiles had the speed capacity of 45 miles per hour, yet that’s precisely when a motorist was presented with the very first speeding ticket in history.  
  • The legendary auto manufacturer, Henry Ford, did not get his drivers license until he reached the age of 56.

  • One of four cars around the globe is produced by Chinese manufacturers.   

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Summary: Prime Insurance steers you to some interesting tidbits about drivers and driving. 


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