The first car race ever seen in the United States was held in Chicago in 1895. The track ran from Chicago to Evanston.
The winner was J. Frank Duryea, whose average speed was 71.5 miles per hour.
The first speeding ticket was issued in 1902. The first car accident occurred in 1891, in Ohio.
The Peanuts characters were first animated in 1957 for a Ford Fairlaine automobile commercial.
In 1898, the New York City Police Department used bicycles to pursue speeding motorists.
In 1924 a Ford automobile cost $265.
Auto insurance has been in existence for over 100 years. The first auto insurance policy is purchased in Westfield, MA, in 1897
The name ‘Chicago’ is the French interpretation of the Miami-Illinois name ‘Shikaakwa’, which means ‘wild leek’.
Chicago is home to the largest population of Poles in the world, outside of Warsaw
Roller skates, steel frame skyscraper, elevated railway, cracker jacks, zipper, window envelope, hostess Twinkie,
pinball game and spray paint were invented in Chicago.
The food-loving Chicagoans make for America’s “fattest” city – 2006
Chicago is also the birthplace of fast food giant - McDonalds, chewing gum giant -Wrigley’s & also cell phone giant Motorola
Chicago is the birthplace of “Deep-Dish” pizza
Chicago also has the only river in the world that flows backwards
Chicago’s nicknames include: The Windy City, the City of Big Shoulders, the Second City, and The City That Works.
The World’s Oldest Car was built in France in 1884 for French Count De Dion.
It would take less than 6 months to get to the moon by car at 60mph.
Comprehensive coverage doesn’t mean complete coverage.
While comprehensive coverage may sound like coverage that will cover you in every situation, this is certainly not the case.
Comprehensive coverage simply means you are covered in scenarios other than collisions. Theft, flooding, vandalism,
and fire damage are examples of when comprehensive coverage will help you.