Using Government Resources to Plan your Drive

photo_8076_20090904There are infinite statistics out there regarding traffic, transportation, and congestion. I don’t want to research. I want to just hop in the car and go, right? With a little online planning, I can save money and time.

There are several quick ways to obtain information that can prevent extra windshield time for my area. First stop, the Federal Highway Commision. Every state has a Department of Transportation. The Federal Highway Commision maintains links to all state departments of transportation. These sites provide tons of valuable information. Ever wonder what the busiest roadways are in Texas? Check this out. . Avoiding these areas can reduce your fuel costs and idle times, as well as reduce your impact on the environment.