Carpooling for your Wallet and Planet
Carpooling is picking up not only because of the money it saves, but because of growing concerns about global warming and pollution. Shared use of car has come up as viable alternative than use of public transport, which is not very reliable in all parts of the world.
Across the world, car pools have helped to decongest the roads, reduce driving relate stress, reduce pollution levels. Impressed with its success, many countries have even designated high occupancy vehicle lanes, which allow only vehicles with multiple riders at certain times of the day.
Carpools have been in vogue since early eighties, however in recent times, the penetration of internet has also helped spread its usage much farther. RideSearch.com Carpool is one such site that with some nominal fee helps connect various riders with each other to join car pool. Various riders in the area can meet other potential partners and join the pool. To encourage people sign up for this service to save the planet and their wallet, it offers life time free registration to first 500 users in general and ten in each zip area.
The site also offers other resources as gas calculator, products and resources to motivate you join the pool.
In today’s time when the threat of global warming is becoming more real than it ever was, the move is great. However, the concept of car pooling is yet to grow. Today, there is a need to educate people on various manners of car pooling. Therefore, if the site carries some small suggestions, it would make the site even more useful. For example; it should list some tips for the car poolers so that they enter into a long lasting sharing agreement. Some tips could be to lay down rules as to drivers waiting period; recommended insurance coverage for such vehicles; how to nominate alternate driver in case of sickness or other emergency.
Overall a great site for a great cause.
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