Not so fast! How car commuting is taking your time

Post date: Oct 20, 2012 2:55:29 AM

Are you addicted to speed? Has a “hurry virus” taken over your life?

Building faster roads or buying a fast car or a second car may seem appealing solutions to time pressure. Yet our obsession with speed, and our reliance on cars as a supposedly fast mode of transport, may be an underlying cause of our lack of time. The more we rely on “time-saving” machines such as cars, the more time we lose.