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Russians Stick To Their Cars
17.12.2012 23:23

The majority of motorists are unlikely to swap their own vehicles for public transport even if petrol prices double, says a study.

According to a survey by, only 7 percent promise to sell their cars and use the bus instead if petrol stations hike up prices to 60 roubles a litre.

The majority of drivers cite comfort as the key reason why they would stick to their own wheels.

But there was no-one out of 3,000 respondents, aged above 18, who were happy about the current prices, saying it was the government's job to keep them under control.

Author: Mikhail Vesely

Tags: driving in Russia cars in Russia    

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