BMV Driving Test

BMV Driving Test

Questions You Can’t Answer It’s been a while since I took a written driving test — “I can drive,” I reminded them, “how do you think I got here?” In any case, they continued on and on about “rules” and “laws” and “our policy.” I even pressed the panic button on my...
The Legend of Steve

The Legend of Steve

Taking Pride in the Obvious, the Simple, the Strange Sometimes I wonder where I’d be without all the mentors who have so graciously devoted both time and wisdom toward the development of my traffic engineering expertise. And if I think too long about this, I start to...
Car versus Critter

Car versus Critter

How to Respond When an Animal Runs in Front of Your Vehicle Hitting an animal while driving is not only expensive (veterinarian fees are on the rise) but also dangerous (over 25,000 human injuries per year in the U.S. alone). Here are some tips to help avoid a serious...
Traffic Falsehoods

Traffic Falsehoods

Some of the Things We Believe about Traffic are Counterfactual Here are a few beliefs we have about traffic that are not true… Cars coming toward me at a traffic signal are still moving but the light is red so they are running a red light. More likely they have a...