Zip it Up

Traffic experts in many cities and now mine, claim that the so-called zipper method of merging traffic from two lanes into one is the best way to keep traffic flowing in construction zones. People like me who can admit we don’t know everything say, wow, that’s cool. Next time I’m merging I won’t get over at my first opportunity, but wait at the end and zipper, where every other car lets a car in. However, I can expect to spend the better part of the day waiting for someone to acknowledge my turn signal and let me in. Why? Because of the people who think they know better. Most people think merging at the first opportunity is best. My latest column for Our London explores this issue. You can read it HERE.


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