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1. The world's first speeding fine was issued in 1902

The driver was driving at a speed of 72 km/h.

2. A Formula 1 car can go upside down in a tunnel with a speed of over 190 km/h

F1 cars produce around 3.5G in turns, which means enough aerodynamic force to travel with the hood down in a tunnel.

3. Over 1 billion cars are currently used worldwide

Compared to the world's population, this means about one car for every seven people on Earth.

4. It would take less than a month to reach the moon by car

In other words, drive straight up at an average of 96 km/h and you will reach the Moon in less than a month.

5. The average car contains over 30,000 unique parts

6. The first car accident took place in 1891

This has led to the introduction of better safety equipment for drivers.

7. The highest speeding ticket was EUR 1,000,000

The fine was given in Sweden, to a man who was driving at 289 km/h.

In Sweden, speeding fines are proportional to income.

8. The man who invented cruise control was blind

His name was Ralph Teetor and he was inspired to invent cruise control by his lawyer.

9. The highest total mileage recorded by a single car is 2,850,000 miles

This is equivalent to orbiting the Earth 100 times.

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