Transport Facts Generator

  • [Transport fact 1] The most expensive item sold on eBay was Frank Mulder's Gigayacht, which sold for $168 million in 2006.


  • [Transport fact 2] During World War 1, French commander Joseph Joffre employed professional car racer Georges Boillot to drive him around the conflict zone at blazing speeds.


  • [Transport fact 3] Bicycles have no speed limits in the United Kingdom, but you can get charged with 'cycling furiously'.


  • [Transport fact 4] Nuclear power plants in the US are so strong that they can be struck by a large commercial airliner and still not release harmful radiation.


  • [Transport fact 5] Russian Railways president Vladimir Yakunin wants to build a bridge across the Bering Strait from Russia to Alaska. This would make possible an almost 13,000-mile road trip from New York to London.


  • [Transport fact 6] In 1962, when USS Independence encountered the Italian ship Amerigo Vespucci, the former asked “who are you?”, after it received an answer, the American ship declared “You’re the most beautiful ship in the world.”


  • [Transport fact 7] The Japan Air 123 accident, the deadliest single aircraft crash of all time. The crew could not control the plane so they used thrust to go up and down and differential trust to turn. It crashed after 32min. No simulation reconstruction held out as long as the crew did.


  • [Transport fact 8] Actor Joel McHale once took an Uber from Rochester, New York to Manhattan. His flight out was canceled and he needed to get to his appearance on Jimmy Fallon, so he spent $700 on a (350 mile, 5-6 hour) Uber ride and paid $200 in tips, as well as paid the driver additional money for his gas back.


  • [Transport fact 9] You can't file for Bankruptcy in Dubai. In turn, people abandon their exotic sports cars in the airport parking lot while fleeing. About 2,000 to 3,000 cars including Ferrari, Porche, Land Rover, and Mercedes are abandoned each year to gather dust in the desert heat.


  • [Transport fact 10] Laminated safety glass was invented by chemist Édouard Bénédictus after a lab accident in 1903. A glass flask coated with the plastic cellulose nitrate was dropped, shattering but not breaking into pieces. In 1909, he filed a patent after he heard of a car accident causing injury by glass debris.


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