Trip Stats

Stats from my shortened North American road trip.

Last updated November, 2011,

Days on the road: – 104
Best non-chain coffee so far – Roadhouse Java, New Meadows, Idaho
Cheapest gas price seen in Canada: – 94.9 a litre (Calgary, AB)
Cheapest gas price seen in USA: – 2.59 a gallon (Phoenix, AZ)
Most expensive gas price seen in Canada: – 111.9 a litre, (Vancouver BC)
Most expensive gas price seen in USA: – 3.10 a gallon, (Bluff, Utah)
Miles driven so far: – 9281.2
Time waiting for road construction: – 42 mins
Flat Tires: – 7
Other BC cars seen outside of BC: – 1
Traffic Violation Tickets: – 0
Traffic Violation Warnings: – 1 (just pulled out of a stop in Calgary and hadn’t yet put my seat belt on)
Provinces and States seen this trip: – 7
Regrets: – 0
Wildlife Encountered:

  • Owls – 1
  • Racoons – 0
  • Bears – 0
  • Coyotes- 3
  • Foxes – 1
  • Moose – 0
  • Roadrunners – 1
  • Rabbits – 4
  • Snakes – 1
  • Salamanders/Geckos – 11
  • Quail – 2
  • Hawks – 3
  • Bald Eagles – 4
  • Condors – 1
  • Mountain Goats – 0
  • Mountain Sheep – 3
  • Deer – 29
  • Prong Horned Elk – 2

Below you will find the final stats from my last trip. Cross Canada through the winter months of 2009-2010

Days on the Road: – 121!
Miles Driven getting to Cape Spear, Newfoundland: – 11,192.9 miles
Miles Driven since turning around at Cape Spear: – 10, 512.4 miles
Total Miles on Trip: – 21, 705.3 miles
Time waiting for road construction: – 89 mins
The Country’s Worst Drivers live in: – Quebec
Flat Tires: – 1.5 (I had to get a second repair for a slow leak, they found a rusty nail in it)
Other BC Cars seen outside of BC: – 0
Traffic Violation Tickets: – 0
Traffic Violation Warnings: – 1, Turned the wrong way on a one way in Cornerbrook, Newfoundland
Cheapest gas price seen: – 89.5 a liter in Carleton Place Ontario, 11/15/09
Most Expensive gas price seen: – 116.9 a liter outside of Pasadena Newfoundland, 01/14/10
Times I’ve felt like this trip is a mistake: – 2.5
Times I’ve felt that feeling this trip may have been a mistake were idiotic: – 3
Regrets: – 0
Wildlife Encountered:

  • Owls – 2
  • Racoons – 1
  • Bears – 0
  • Coyotes- 4
  • Foxes – 5
  • Moose – 4
  • Hawks – I’ve lost count
  • Bald Eagles – 5
  • Mountain Goats – 2
  • Deer – 14
  • White Tailed Deer – 16