Tag Archives: Traffic

How much time is money?

(featured image credit: Joel Charbonnet CC BY) Many decisions we make concern time or money. Both are scarce resources, but the relationship between them can be unexpected   My first summer job was as an attendant in a petrol station … Continue reading

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The right priorities

How traffic can be made safer and smoother – if you’re not bumping up against status quo bias Until we are all moving about in autonomous vehicles, we have to do the hard work of driving ourselves. And when I … Continue reading

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Technicalities and voluntary morals

(credit: Elliot Brown CC BY) Is what is technically right also morally right? Maybe I should have studied law instead of engineering. One day when I was eight, my best friend and I were chatting in class when we shouldn’t, … Continue reading

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Rules vs instincts

(featured image credit: Gary J. Wood) Economic and social forces condition our behaviour in traffic – and not always for the best “Get out of my way!” If you’re a driver, this phrase has probably crossed your lips (and if not … Continue reading

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