Year 3, Book 71

71. Traffic: Why We Drive the Way We Do (And What It Says About Us) by Tom Vanderbilt
Vanderbilt examines traffic and why we drive the way we do. He especially concentrates on the psychology of driving and how it relates to our physiological ability to drive and pay attention to our surroundings. He also discusses traffic patterns and how many of the things we think about traffic are actually wrong as the more correct answers seem rather counter-intuitive. I found it to be a really interesting read even though I can’t say that knowing some of the things I learned has made me a better driver. Which is partly his point anyway, so I guess I’m normal in that respect. I give it a 7 out of 10.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s