Unexpectedly Intriguing!
October 5, 2006

Political Calculations hits the road with our collection of car, driving and travel-related tools! Below, you'll find the tools that can help you decide if you really ought to trade in your old car, whether driving a little further for cheaper gas is really economical, or if you should empty out your suitcases a little before you fly!

Road Trip!
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Car Buying Should You Trade in Your Gas Guzzler? Sure, you may be paying a lot for gas, but does buying a newer, more fuel efficient vehicle really make economic sense?
Saving Is It Worth the Drive? You could save 10 cents a gallon by driving 10 miles further... Should you? One of our most popular tools can help you answer that question!
Car Buying Comparing Standard and Hybrid Cars Everyone says that buying one of the new hybrid gas-electric car models will save you money. Will it really?
Taxes How Much Do You Pay in Gas Taxes? Have you ever added up how much you pay in gas taxes every year? Our tool does the math for you to find out!
Flying Will You Be Checking Any Bags Today? If your bags are oversize or over the airlines' weight limits, you'll be paying extra to fly. Our tool can help you avoid unexpected surcharges if you use it before you fly!

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