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FACT #28


Rough roads wear out tires, shocks, and other mechanical parts faster. Smooth roads save wear and tear - and $$$.

According to The Road Information Program, "The average urban motorist in the U.S. is paying $402 annually in additional vehicle operating costs as a result of driving on roads in need of repair. Driving on roads in disrepair increases consumer costs by accelerating vehicle deterioration and depreciation, increasing the frequency of needed maintenance and requiring additional fuel consumption."