Fun Car Facts

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DID YOU KNOW?

1) Mercedes Benz cars are named after Mercedes Jellinek, an Austrian girl.


2) About a quarter of the world still drives on the left, and the countries that do are mostly old British colonies.

3) There are more than 16,400 parking meters in Manhattan, New York.

4)
Traffic jams are nothing new. In 45 BC, Rome banned all vehicles from within the city - and in other cities vehicles, including horses, were allowed only at night... because of traffic jams.

5) The city with the most Rolls Royce's per capita is Hong Kong.

6) On average a human being spends two weeks of their entire lives waiting for traffic lights to change

7) On Oct. 22, 1999, White Lightning Electric Streamliner, an electric car owned by Dempsey's World Record Associates, achieved a record speed 245.951 m.p.h. at the Bonneville Salt Flats, Utah, USA. The car was driven by Patrick Rummerfield (USA).

Please don't try to break any world records when driving our rental cars!

These are our fun car facts - Do you have any other to add? Leave your comments below!

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