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Carpooling has a checked history due to various factors affecting the psyche of commuters. With low fuel prices car ownership increased which in turn led to more traffic on the roads causing jams, congestion, parking woes and pollution. As fuel prices increases commuters adopted carpooling to reduce their expenses. carpoolers like this concept for the benefits it offers, and...
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Need for Alternate Modes of Transport The New Zealand Transport Agency (NZTA) has identified the ill effects of a large vehicular population to include increased traffic, highly congested roads, incessant traffic jams and high air pollution. In order to address the issues faced, it has put together a comprehensive policy to promote alternate modes of transport which inter alia includes...
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One of the important concerns of commuters before they sign up for carpooling is safety. Safety becomes important because strangers come together to form a carpool. The driver is responsible for complying with all statutory regulations while passengers and the driver are responsible for maintaining the decorum while using the carpool resource. Similarly, the carpool service provider such as...
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Effects of air pollution As it is, the vagaries of weather involving typhoons, hurricanes, tornadoes and cyclones cause untold misery (including deaths) to people living in the areas affected by such weather conditions. Further, other natural disasters and calamities such as landslides, earthquakes, volcanic eruptions, tsunamis and floods take a toll on the earth’s natural resources again affecting human and...
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The concept of carpooling is very simple! Instead of heading out by yourself, you can drive others to the same place. You can choose to be the driver or the passenger: saving both time and money. Carpooling has existed for 30 years but has only recently started gaining traction. https://youtu.be/Usf-3ugPZRo
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One of the best places to visit and explore whether it’s a vacation, a weekend trip or even a business trip is New Zealand. The domestic residents are very welcoming to foreign travellers and ready to make new friends to share adventures with. As you travel, you can get useful tips from the local people especially if it’s your...
Melisa founding member of Easy As Carpooling
Living in Auckland and having to deal with the worsening congestion further convinced us that a carpooling service would be a good fit in this country. What’s your story I am Mélisa Cohen, originally from France and now a happy permanent resident of New Zealand. I am a professionally trained documentary maker and video editor of both short and long content...
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Dedicated to providing secure carpooling service to travelers looking forward to exploring the magnificence of New Zealand, Easy As Carpooling started providing carpooling services in 2018. Having experienced the ease of transport that carpooling offers, the main idea behind Easy As Carpooling was to provide the community with a pocket-friendly as well as a convenient mode of transportation. Our motto...
Guaranteed Ride Home Programme
How does it work? Carpooling is catching on, as its benefits far outweigh the minor inconveniences it causes. One of the drawbacks of carpooling is the fear of carpoolers not being able to get a ride back home if there is a situation that tantamount to an emergency such as Attending to some unexpected eventuality such as a crisis or...
Guaranteed Ride Home Programme
In response to overtures to adopt alternative transportation such as walking, cycling, public transportation and carpooling to reduce traffic congestion, vehicular pollution and parking woes, Kiwis have risen to the occasion by adopting alternate modes including carpooling. While they acclaim the benefits of carpooling they express apprehension about their predicament they could face when they have to rush home...
We are a long time carpooling enthusiasts and bloggers, so the project started naturally one year ago. You can find useful information about carpooling, car sharing, how to carpool and even tips & tips or fun facts.
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