10 Things You Didn’t Know About Cars

Did you know that (1) the first cars had levers instead of steering wheels, (2) it takes 25 hours to build a car, and (3) ice cream trucks are illegal in IA?

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Mathew B. Sims is Editor-in-Chief and has authored, edited, and contributed to several books. He has been working in the insurance industry ensuring content is accurate for consumers who are searching for the best policies and rates. He has also been featured on sites like UpJourney.

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Dan Walker graduated with a BS in Administrative Management in 2005 and has been working in his family’s insurance agency, FCI Agency, for 15 years (BBB A+). He is licensed as an agent to write property and casualty insurance, including home, auto, umbrella, and dwelling fire insurance. He’s also been featured on sites like Reviews.com and Safeco. He reviews content, ensuring that ex...

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UPDATED: Apr 22, 2020

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Things to Remember...

  • It takes approximately 25 hours to build a car
  • Topping off your gas tank can cause more harm than good
  • Ice cream trucks are actually illegal in Iowa

Believe it or not, cars haven’t been in existence that long.  Here are 10 facts, both informative and head-scratching, about automobiles. Check out the below car facts and car history and then why not save yourself some money on your car insurance?

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