According to Time Magazine, most Americans spend an hour a day commuting to and from work. When traffic is bad, however, you could end up sitting in the car for much longer. And in some parts of the country, such as West Virginia, New York and California, there are extreme commuters: people who spend three or four hours a day (or more) commuting.
That’s a lot of time. It’s time you could be using to do something to invest in yourself, start a business, or simply relax. Yes, I did just use the word relax when referring to commuting.