Category: Roads

Drive Free

Speed limit signs in the US are often flouted because we all know they are for the most part set artificially too low in order to enhance revenue collection. If the rules are structured to benefit a third party more than you, they will be ignored. If the rules are structured to benefit only you, they will be respected. This respect can clearly be seen on German roads. Actually slowing down when appropriate makes the roads far safer.

June 07 / 2016
Author Greg Morin
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But… but… the roads!

It is curious that “the roads” falls among the top justifications for the existence of government. Setting aside the laughably false choice implicit in this sentiment (i.e. that roads could not exist absent government) we are left to ponder how one of the most poorly run government services is supposed to bolster, rather than weaken, […]

September 17 / 2013
Author Greg Morin
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