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Car pool tips
SOURCE: City of Ottawa

Carpools are simple -- just share a ride with one or more other people. People who carpool usually live near each other or along the same route. Some carpools rotate drivers, while others have a designated driver whose road expenses are largely covered by the passengers.

Joining a carpool saves money and time. Passengers get time to eat, read, doze or just chat and avoid the stress of driving in rush-hour traffic.

You can even carpool for errands and longer road trips. Not only will you reduce your expenses, but you're likely have more fun, too.

After you've had a chance to get together with a few people who live or work near you, you can form your carpool. Start by setting up a meeting, conference call or group e-mail to discuss arrangements including:

  • who will drive
  • how to share costs
  • pick-up and drop-off times and locations
  • waiting times if someone is late
  • what to do if someone is sick


It's also a good idea to set some basic ground rules for:

  • eating, drinking or smoking in the car
  • music or radio stations
  • side trips and stops
  • seating arrangements
  • car maintenance and cleanliness

More ideas & tips: City of Ottawa Car Pool info

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