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Driving a jet ski for one hour will produce the equivalent amount of pollution as driving a new car 100,000 km. This claim seems to be INCORRECT. First, the claim appears to be credited to Stienstra (1998): The state Air Resources Board is also considering taking statewide action against personal watercraft, after a staff report said that two hours ...


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I am not sure where you are hearing or looking for statistics to assert that airbags don't help if someone is buckled in. My very first google result was from the National Institute of Health, in 1992 already had good statistics: Driver deaths in frontal crashes were 28 percent lower in cars equipped with air bags than in cars equipped with manual lap-...


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One is more likely to be killed on the drive to the airport than on a flight on an airline with a good safety record. Rail and plane travel are much safer in terms of annual and lifetime odds than road travel when calculated in terms of deaths and total population. The odds of being killed on a single airline flight are 1 in 29.4 million. The OAG Aviation ...


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Does E15 fuel damage cars newer than 2001 that are not certified for E15? The Data Says No. While there's much debate on E15, the actual research into E15 on non-E15 cars appears to fall on the "no risk of damage" side. Much of the anti-E15 side appears to be speculation and anecdote and risk aversion with few actual controlled tests. The ...


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At least one source says yes. This is an example for 2014 Hondas: Fewer than 1% off all cars on the road in North America today are true "Flex Fuel" vehicles. [...] Filling your Honda car or motorcycle with E15 ethanol blend gasoline will void the vehicle's factory warranty; while eventually damaging your engine and exhaust system. -"...


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This is obviously not true. You have to look at the different materials cars or bicycles are made from because that statement doesn't restrict itself to a specific material. This would require the rubber of 200 bicycle tires to be at most the amount of rubber used to make a car. Most of that rubber is found in the tires of which a car has 5 (let's give it a ...


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It was as of 2012. Article 33 section 1216 of the New York Vehicle and Traffic act states: § 1216. Coasting prohibited. The driver of any motor vehicle when traveling upon a down grade shall not coast with the gears of such vehicle in neutral, nor with the clutch disengaged.


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