Insanity: Man Rewarded for his Daily 372 Miles Commute


Dave Givens has been driving 372 miles (600 kilometers) every day to go to work for around 17 years. He spends about 7 hours a day, 35 hours a week, 75 days a year in his car (or SUV - lets hope not, but it's not mentioned in the article). For that, he's being rewarded by Midas with "$10,000 in Gas Money and Free Car Maintenance". Someone at the BikeForums did the math, and that's 1,339,200 miles (2,155,233 kilometers), 53,568 gallons of gas at 25 miles per gallon (202,776 liters), and 13 cars if he disposes of them after 100,000 miles (161,000 kilometers). What more can we say? It's not even worth adding anything to that. You know what we think because you're probably thinking the same thing... ::Midas Announces Winner of ''America's Longest Commute'' Contest, ::Cisco man's 7-hour commute is killing Yosemite, via The Oil Drum Comments