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An exercise in driving efficiency

By Sparky | June 14, 2008

Having just driven downtown to pick up Mike and give him a ride to his car I was struck (brutally and repeatedly) by the fact that American drivers suck. At least in the small corner of Berlin that I saw drivers were efficient, courteous, attentive, and knowledgeable of the rules and customs of the road. Cars, bicycles, and pedestrians shared the road with very few slowdowns and no rudeness or sense of danger for those not protected by thousands of pounds of metal car frame.

For such a relaxed people the inhabitants of Berlin all seem to have the German sense of efficiency drilled into their very cores related to driving resulting in quick and productive transport.

P.S while on the topic of cars, I want one of these:

The definition of fast

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