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General Chat Thread, How far do you travel to work? in General; 15 minute walk, not sure on distance, but it's short enough that I've never cared to work it out...
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    15 minute walk, not sure on distance, but it's short enough that I've never cared to work it out

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    1 mile or 4 mins in the car to one job
    4 miles or 14 mins in the car to the other

    mrwITch currently drives for 45 mins but until recently did 75 miles each way, which depending on which site he was going to (faster roads etc) took between 1.5 and 2.5 hours each way every day. It nearly killed him

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    Walking distance to school about 300 Yards live in next street=
    Extra time in bed in morning, Home for Lunch, back home at end of day in time for Judge Judy

    Life is Good.

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    16 miles in 20 minuets at current place
    1 mile in 10 minuets on roller skates for old place 5 on the way back home

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    4 and a half miles - 8 minutes on a 70 mph road. Bump it up to 5 and a half if I stop for a paper/bottle of milk/coffee powder.

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    5 miles over a nice moor road, barely passing half a dozen cars. 10-12 minutes depending on weather/road conditions due to being steep up and down.

    (Unless someone parked badly or won't give way on the 1.8-car-width bridge - quicker to give way than shuffle into the only bit of the curved bridge which can pass 2 cars, but some people are either too arrogant or don't know where reverse is!)

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    ~12-15 miles. 15-50 mins, pedal power, car, motorbike.

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    7 miles, 15-20 minutes term term, 10-15 minutes during the school holidays.

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    30 miles. 35 minutes in really good traffic (out of term time, or not rush hour), but typically 45-60.

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    28 miles, 20-25 mins (a clear run) down M5

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    4 miles ~ 10 mins.

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    6 miles ~20 mins. Mostly 40 road.

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    Roughly 3 miles and takes 7-10 minutes depending on traffic

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    Approximately 2 miles each way. Record is 5 minutes in the car

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    37 miles of muddy, speed camera'd, no-overtaking-opportunities Lincolnshire A road.

    Takes an hour, give or take - depends on tractors. Any car I get has a stereo with USB port straight in so I can listen to audiobooks and remain sane.

    20,000 miles a year adds up fast as far as your car's lifespan is concerned.

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