"CAR OR TRAIN?" - Scoring
Adding and interpreting your
First, a disclaimer: This questionnaire is not a
scientific tool, and stock answers are no substitute for comparison shopping--or
for making personal decisions based on your own preferences. If you love
driving, you should rent a car even if it costs more; if you're a railfan,
you'll be happier riding trains than you'd be on the highway.
Now for the scoring: Add up the scores from each question, then
use the guidelines below to help you determine whether driving or taking the
train is likely to be a wise choice.
|4.0 to 6.0
||Invest in driving gloves and
|2.5 to 4.0
||It's a tossup.
|0 to 2.5
||Take the train and leave the
driving to Dwayne.
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