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Thursday, February 10, 2011

Hell on Wheels: Is there no end to the stream of traffic insults?

"Traffic is filled with people who think the roads belong only to them, that being inside the car absolves them from any obligations to anyone else," says Tom Vanderbilt, author of the 2008 book "Traffic." Such attitudes are one reason our streets feel less civil and conflict seems to be rising.