Monthly Archives: October 2013
For convenience, the car is unparalleled. It enables you to go door to door whenever you want. It lets you carry stuff and ferry passengers. Yet the traffic dictators make roads a dangerous obstacle course beset with contrived conflicts, bottlenecks and … Continue reading
I came across this piece by Sarah Goodyear, inviting us to be shocked at low-level policing, and implying that traffic violations were responsible for road deaths in Atlantic City. I commented: People assume the rule-breakers are the killers. But what is the … Continue reading
Thanks to Sam Goater for sending this entertaining clip from the U.S. show Mythbusters. I’ve always thought the all-way stop should be an all-way yield, because what’s the point of stopping if you can continue filtering? In the experiment, it … Continue reading
The Tories claim to support the hardworking, honest majority. Why then, do they support a system of counterproductive traffic control for which the hardworking, honest majority pays through the nose?