Originally posted by hhw
We're talking about fuel usage, not efficiency here. If you drive 100 miles to work everyday instead 1, you're going to be using more gas no matter how fuel efficient your driving speed is. If you have to travel farther to work, you're going to end up spending more money on gas.
Well it applies for everyone anywhere if you look at it this way.
But let's say someone has to do 5 miles in town to get to work in traffic, and an other has to do 8 miles on a highway cause it's farther, the 8 miles will still be cheaper on gaz than the 5 miles.