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The Killer Commute — When Driving is Deadly


Interesting compilation of stats on the physical and mental toll commuting takes on our bodies (and lives.)

How much time do you spend in traffic? Too much time is what most people will say. We sit in our cars commuting to work for an average of 38 minutes a day while many of us spend over an hour in traffic a day. This may all be common sense to most of you, but what you might not know is that traffic is slowly killing you – both mentally and physically. The longer you sit in traffic the more stressed you are, the more unhappy you are, and the fatter you are. Here’s an infographic on exactly how your commute is draining your mind and killing your body.

Check out this colorful and detailed CollegeAtHome.com graphic here.

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