A couple summers ago on a road trip through California, I came across an intersection that had a street with my last name, and also gave me an empire. Because I have an insatiable appetite for dumb coincidences, I got a photo of me standing next to the sign. With this new website Crossing.us, I can now find every…
Engineers have attempted for years to design the perfect intersection, with no traffic lights, and no signs. Their attempts have met with varying levels of success. What they should've done is just watched drivers in Meskel Square, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Then they would've known just to say "screw it."
What's more efficient at getting cars safely through an intersection: the typical American four-way stop or the typical British roundabout? Mythbusters decided to find out.
Ford will launch a driver education campaign in China because, as an emerging market, there's lots of first-time car buyers. We've interspersed four videos of the Chinese driving "experience" into the press release below to show precisely why.