Infographic: Your commute is killing you

How much time do you spend in the car each day going to and from work? Hopefully not much, because the consequences are grim.

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It’s safe to say no one in the world likes traffic.

Yet most of us have to trudge our way through it to get to and from work every day. It’s a necessary evil.

Have you ever tracked how much time you spend commuting? An infographic from says Americans spend almost 50 minutes a day on the road.

Commuters in Chicago and Washington, D.C. spend the most time in highway traffic each year: about 80 hours. Los Angeles and Houston come in third and fourth, respectively.

Yes, that’s a long time to be on the road, but here’s the scary part: The infographic also says all that time in the car is killing you.

Commuting makes you angrier.

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