Whether you're driving an electric car or not, there is no excuse for endangering other people's lives by regularly texting, surfing, etc. your phone while driving. Unfortunately, at this point, it seems to me, based on admittedly anecdotal observation here in the Denver, Colo. area, as if about 50% of drivers are regularly texting.
So, I don't care if some people get offended by this rant. I. Do. No. Care.
Not all electric car advocates are motivated by environmentalism. But I am one of those greenie advocates! If we could not power electric cars with 100 percent renewable energy I would have no interest in electric cars. Seriously, none whatsoever!
Ten years ago, on Sept. 8, 2009, I launched SolarChargedDriving.Com into the world -- and on to the World Wide Web. A decade later and more than 1,200 articles and blog entries, thousands of photos and dozens of videos, and nearly 300,000 unique visitors from well over 100 different countries later, SolarChargedDriving.Com is still here!
On my way to work today in my 2017 Chevy Bolt, I saw an older Tesla Model S P85 in front of me with a vanity plate that probably a lot of of Tesla owners in Colorado would love to have: TSLA EV.
Yes, you CAN do it all -- power your entire home's electricity use AND all of your electric driving via home solar, as Australia's Sylvia Wilson proves.