Based on exhaustive research and interviews with driving experts and traffic officials around the globe, Traffic gets under the hood of the everyday activity of driving to uncover the surprisingly complex web of physical, psychological, and technical factors that explain how traffic works, why we drive the way we do, and what our driving says about us. Vanderbilt examines the perceptual limits and cognitive underpinnings that make us worse drivers than we think we are.
As Vanderbilt shows, driving is a provocatively revealing prism for examining how our minds work and the ways in which we interact with one another. Ultimately, Traffic is about more than driving: it's about human nature. This audiobook will change the way we see ourselves and the world around us. And who knows? It may even make us better drivers.
From the Compact Disc edition.
- Penguin Random House Audio Publishing Group
- Random House Audio
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- OverDrive MP3 Audiobook 372.3 MB
- OverDrive Listen 372 MB
Tom Vanderbilt (Author)
Tom Vanderbilt has written for many publications and is a contributing editor of Wired (UK), Outside, and Artforum. He is the author of You May Also Like: Taste in an Age of Endless Choice, Traffic: Why We Drive the Way We Do (and What It Says Abo...