Here’s The Science That Can Help You Avoid Traffic Jams


We all know that you are the best driver out there, and all these other nut-jobs on the road must get a lesson on driving to keep the traffic from stopping up. But despite your illusion of possessing extraordinary driving abilities (which by the way 80% of the drivers think they have), you have to realise that you too are part of the problem. And no matter how great your music playlist is, nobody wants to get stuck in laborious traffic jams.

Biking and walking to your workplace is a good alternative, but it has a limit when it comes to a lengthy commute, and is also subject to weather and health conditions. According to a statistic published by INRIX, cars in the United States spent over 8 billion hours trapped in a jam in the year 2015. So that equates to 8 billion hours of automobiles just adding to the air and noise pollution of the world by spitting volumes and volumes of exhaust gases and honking each other’s ears off.

Pic Credits: community
Pic Credits: community

Today we will share a video by YouTube/AsapSCIENCE which aims to help drivers avoid problems and bottlenecks which cause traffic jams on highways and construction sites.

The video explains why the majority of traffic jams occur, and also refers to a driving study conducted for proving their point. Then they iterate on the importance of driving at a constant speed while adhering to the laws of the road and explain the science behind an artificial traffic jam simply due to bad driving practices of the drivers.

Learn how to help avoid and fix traffic jams here:

So if you are well and truly sick of burning your fuel while being stuck in congestion, we would recommend that you follow the tips in the video, and share this article with others as well.

Pic Credits: ggpht
Pic Credits: ggpht

And because you are one of THE BEST drivers out there, we would also love to hear your suggestions on resolving this problem!

Edify us all in the comments’ section below!

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