Driving on asphalt is like driving on flat tires. They both increase rolling resistance and decrease miles per gallon. According to a recent study by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, concrete pavement‘s greater stiffness reduces vehicle fuel consumption by as much as 3 percent. That can add up to over 270 million barrels of crude oil and $15.6 billion saved in a single year. It’s yet another way that concrete keeps us rolling.
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