It was once against the law to slam your car door in a city in Switzerland.

Almost a quarter of the land area of Los Angeles is taken up by automobiles.

A Boeing 747s wingspan is longer than the Wright brother’s first flight.

A fully loaded supertanker travelling at normal speed takes a least twenty minutes to stop.

The cruise liner, Queen Elizabeth 2, moves 49.5 feet for each gallon of diesel that it burns

The car manufacturer Henry Ford was awarded Hitler’s Supreme Order of the German Eagle

In 1895 Hampshire police handed out the first ever speeding ticket, fining a man for doing 6mph!

160 cars can drive side by side on the Monumental Axis in Brazil, the world’s widest road.

The cruise liner, Queen Elizabeth II, moves only six inches for each gallon of diesel that it burns.

There are 40,000 New York City cab drivers, who collectively drive more than a million miles each day.

“The number of licenses to operate cabs in New York [City] has actually shrunk since 1937.”

Utah now penalizes a texting driver who causes a fatality as harshly as a drunken driver who kills someone

The name Jeep came from the abbreviation used in the army for the “General Purpose” vehicle, G.P.

The launching mechanism of a carrier ship that helps planes to take off could throw a pickup truck over a mile.

Aircraft windows are rounded because the square windows used in early planes concentrated stress on the corners.