U.S. Department of Energy - Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy
Vehicle Technologies Office
Fact #252: January 27, 2003
"What part of driving do you find most irritating?" was asked of about 1,000 adults in the United States. The answers most frequently given were "traffic congestion" (40%) and "other drivers" (31%). The cost of gas and maintenance of the car were most irritating to 12% of survey respondents. Poor road conditions were cited as most irritating by 10% of respondents.
What part of driving do you find most irritating?
Source: Random phone surveys conducted by Opinion Research Corporation, October 25–28, 2002 (N = 1,005).
||Other Drivers on the Road
||Cost of Gas and Maintenance
||Poor Road Condition
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