# How wide is a standard double car driveway?

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1. ### Scarpozzi Lifer

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I'm wanting to add a driveway to the back of my house and I'm trying to get an extremely rough estimate on how much pavestone I need. I figure I need the driveway to be 32 feet long at least.....but how wide should it be? I'm thinking about 16 feet? Thanks....

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2. ### ahurtt Diamond Member

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It should be wide enough to fit 2 cars side by side on it

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3. ### arcenite Lifer

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Twice the width of a standard car driveway

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4. ### EyeMWing Banned

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Wrong. A single car driveway has no accounting for opening the doors. For a double car driveway you have to leave enough space to open the doors between the vehicles.

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5. ### alkemyst No Lifer

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wider than my ruler, a meter stick and even the two combined.

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6. ### arcenite Lifer

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OMGGOBLOWAHORSE

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7. ### TwinkleToes77 Diamond Member

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I could go out and measure my driveway for ya.... but im too lazy.. and my driveway is kinda too narrow for 2 cars if we dont park just right we hit each others car getting in and out of the doors.

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8. ### nakedfrog Lifer

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Break out a measuring tape and open your cars doors, then take a measurement

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9. ### Scarpozzi Lifer

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Thus, I asked the question. I figured someone might have an idea. Anyone can multiply the width of a driveway by 2. I just need a number I can base my approximate pavestone needs off from so I know how much money I'm going to be spending. Thanks-

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10. ### arcenite Lifer

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A quick google says a two car driveway should not be any less than 16ft in width (10ft for a single car, BOOYA EYEMWING)

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11. ### woowoo Platinum Member

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20 feet.
Give it some room.....

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12. ### alkemyst No Lifer

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yeah he is a tard.

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13. ### Scarpozzi Lifer

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I may shoot for 18-20....which makes me wonder how much pavestone I'm going to get stuck having to buy... I guess we'll see if I can get it for free or at cost through some "connections".

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14. ### MikeyIs4Dcats Lifer

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your double garage door is 16' wide, so just add however many feet your preference is to each side.

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19 feet

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