Poll: How Far Will You Commute For A Job?

According to an article published by USA Today Travel, the lagging economy has driven people to go the extra mile (literally) for their jobs. Some go as far as 700 miles! As someone who has about an hour and half commute to school, I’ve always wondered if I would do the same for work. My commute to my job isn’t very long, but I can’t help but think about the people who do drive farther than I do to their own jobs everyday. So, how far would you commute for a job? Please take our poll, and tell us what you think in the comment section! [poll id="113"] Photo Credit: Shutterstock

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