Offbeat — 23 January 2014

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Many people who prefer to own their vehicles like to drive for various reasons. According to several surveys of driving people in various countries, different reasons came up to explain their liking for driving. Read on to know about some of the common reasons that people cited.

For convenience

Some individuals believe that it is not their passion to drive. It is simply for convenience at work that they go on a drive. For example, it becomes easier to drive down for shopping in your vehicle instead of catching a train or bus. Thus, it is majorly for the sense of control over your own vehicle rather than depending on other drivers to drive for you.

For ownership satisfaction

Driving your own vehicle also provides the satisfaction and pleasure of being the master or owner of a vehicle. Some people tell that they find themselves to be the in-charge of their own destinies when they drive.

For happiness and surprises

Many drivers feel happy to drive and that is their simple reason. They like driving in the city that lets them enjoy little surprises here and there. Therefore, it is actually the thrill of enjoying certain situations, actions and places that they could not have witnessed had they not been driving their own vehicles.

For enjoying a personal space

Certain individuals also possess a feeling that a car is their own extension or an extension of their homes or personal spaces. It is like their personal territory or bubble in which they feel safe when they go out on the road. A few individuals also believe it to be a safer cover from external dangers and harmful conditions. That is why they prefer to pick up their own vehicles to roam around or visit somewhere rather than hiring a vehicle to move on.

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Written by Anupam Jolly

With a bachelor’s degree in technology and over five years of experience in online content generation and distribution, Anupam Jolly has been creating and editing content spanning across a variety of domains. An avid environmentalist, Anupam Jolly believes that if humans can degrade the environment, they can save it from disaster too.

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With a bachelor’s degree in technology and over five years of experience in online content generation and distribution, Anupam Jolly has been creating and editing content spanning across a variety of domains. An avid environmentalist, Anupam Jolly believes that if humans can degrade the environment, they can save it from disaster too.

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