Monday, March 7, 2011

The Science of the Traffic Jam

You ask anyone about pet peeves, and inevitably you'll eventually arrive at the topic of traffic.  Nothing can enrage a large number of people simultaneously better than driving at a crawl, especially when there is no clear explanation for the jam (the Port Mann bridge comes to mind).  The next time you are in a jam and are ready to strangle the person in front of you, at least you can take solace in the fact that some egg heads at the Car Insurance Guide have figured out why this happens and who is to blame.  Have a look, as it is very enlightening.  The information is specific the the US, however we're sure it can be applied to Canadian cities as well. Click the jump to read the infographic.


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