Researchers from MIT and UC Berkeley tracked cell phones and other GPS devices in an eye-opening study of Bay Area traffic. What they found: “a small group of drivers making Bay Area freeways miserable for the rest of us.”
“These commuters aren’t necessarily slow or bad drivers,” the Mercury News reports. ”Instead, they come from a few outlying neighborhoods and travel long distances together in the same direction like schools of fish — clogging up not only the roads they drive on, but also everyone else’s.”
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