Comparison and Contrast Essay – Transportation

In modern day, people would like to have their own transportation, and people usually buy cars and motorcycles the most. People start to depend on transportations in this 21th century. People often struggle with consider buying car or motorcycle, but actually car and motorcycle both have their strong point and weak point, so People should think carefully when they are planning for buying transportation.
People usually will consider buying car instead of buying motorcycle, even cars are more expensive than motorcycles, but people still think cars have more function than motorcycle. Car give you air-condition system also have some media system for example, radio, DVD player, CD player and so on……. It brings convenient to the users that they won’t feel boring during they are driving their cars. On the other hand, some people think cars are too expensive, if you are that type of person, and then just buy a motorcycle! Most of the motorcycles are cheap, and it won’t use the gas as much as car does. So actually motorcycles save lots of money for the user. Motorcycle is a light and small transportation that can easily traveling in the tiny roads, streets and solves the traffic jam problem.
Cars can carry more people than motorcycle. Families usually consider buying car as the transportation, because it is very convenient to bring the whole family to travel or to other places. Motorcycle can only carry two people at once, and its seats are small, and make people feels uncomfortable to ride on it. When it starts raining, then the riders need to put on the rain coat, but the car driver doesn’t need to do that. When you have a car accident, car driver usually will be safer than the rider of the motorcycle. The car drivers will be inside the car, so the car can protect the drivers body, relatively compare to motorcycles. Motorcycle doesn’t have any protection or shield to cover the rider. So usually the rider of motorcycle get injure more often than the car driver. Those are the strong points of the cars.
If you buy a car as your transportation, then you will have some trouble of finding parking lot in the big city. Usually is hard for people to fine place to park their cars in a city, even you find the parking lot you still need to pay for the parking tickets, you also need to maintain your car every year. And you need to pay fee for your car annually. If you add up all the money that you have spend on your car in a year, then the number should be more than what you can imagine and expect. Compare to motorcycle, that motorcycle actually save the user lots of money.
People should think carefully and get to know their self better first; to know what type of life style they do have, and think what places they usually go the most in their daily life. Then they may start decide what transportation is the best choice that can fit their needs, and their style. People should think wisely before they make the decision of buying transportation- before it is too late, too late to regret.


~ by jinkuo on May 21, 2010.

2 Responses to “Comparison and Contrast Essay – Transportation”

  1. Dear Jin,
    You might be able to remember who I am. I am one of your mom’s classmates in college. I am the one, who used to visit your house, likes to have dogs.
    Your Mom sent me this website, so I just come and have a look at it. Wow! Your English is quite good. I am very impressed.
    Hope to see you when you are back here for vacation.

    Best wishes!

    Aunt Serena

  2. I think you make some valid points in your comparison but in the 21st century cars and motorcycles are both great environmental polluters, so maybe you could also talk about the benefits of bicycles?

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