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Three Words: Variable Speed Limits. If instead of fixed speed limits, they were electronic and could be changed from 65 to 45 if need be, to smooth out traffic, people wouldn't need to take it upond themselves to be good citizens, they'd actually be required to drive more 'flow conciously'. I love all this in theory and in practice. Keep up the good ideas. One problem though, is when you do leave yourself that large space in front of you, you're either in a lane going slower than another (and therefore going slower than you could theoretically be going), or you're going in a lane faster than another lane, people in the slower lane will pull in front of you because they see a space in a faster lane. Sometimes you can't win for yourself, and truly have to make a tough sacrifice for the greater good. If only more people would read this

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