Tag Archives: Safety in Numbers

Why Does Driving Bring Out the Worst in People?

The Freakonomics blog posts a letter from a DFW area police officer asking: “Why does driving bring out the worst in people?” There are interesting rationales discussed in the comments section. One that I’ve heard most is that people tend to feel anonymous inside of a vehicle, causing them to dehumanize others around them. A […]

Ask the Experts: Paul L. Jacobsen, and Dr. Lon D. Roberts, PhD.

In our last “Ask the Experts” article, we corresponded with Danish Engineer, Soren Jensen, to help clarify the findings from his study titled, “Road safety and perceived risk of cycle facilities in Copenhagen”. Local Vehicular Cyclists had attempted to cite the study as reason for not developing bicycle infrastructure. At the conclusion of the article, […]