Are you moving to the United States? Chances are, you’re going to need a
car. Studies show 87.89 percent of workers in the United States commute to
work in a car, truck or van. That means less than four percent of workers
use public transportation for their commute to work.

In the United States, more than 45 percent of the population have no access
to any kind of public transportation. For many that do have access, it is
unreliable or impractical to take.

Approximately three percent of the U.S. population choose to walk to work,
and a measly .38 percent get to work by means of a bicycle. These seemly
“healthier” means of transportation are only really possible for the 29
percent of workers who commute to work a distance of five miles or less one
way. The majority of the population, 51 percent, commutes ten miles or less
each way to work. The less lucky commuters are those known as
“stretch-commuters”, these 3.3 million Americans travel 50 miles or more
one way to get to work – and 96 percent of them commute in their personal

Buying a Vehicle in the United States

Statistically speaking, if you’re moving to the United States, you’re
probably going to need a vehicle. Research your transportation options
before you move. If you’re an Expat without a U.S. credit history it can be
very challenging (and expensive) to purchase a vehicle from a local U.S.
car dealership. International AutoSource (IAS) offers affordable vehicle
leasing, financing, and rental options for Expats without local credit
histories. Through IAS, you can secure your vehicle in the United States
before you move, meaning it’s ready for you as soon as you arrive!

IAS offers Expats full-service personal transportation solutions for
financing, purchasing and leasing without a local credit history and
worldwide car rental. Our financing, purchasing and leasing programs
provide cost savings ranging from hundreds to thousands of dollars on a
vehicle, saving our customers valuable time and resources while building a
much-needed local credit history. Expats can start the process to finance,
purchase, or lease a vehicle without a Social Security Number.
87 Percent of American Workers Drive to Work
The National Household Travel Survey, conducted by the U.S. Department of
Transportation, shows that almost 90 percent of workers in the United
States commute to work in a car, truck or van.

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