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What Causes Stop-and-Start Traffic Jams?
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Field Test from the NSF Autonomous Vehicle Study
What Causes Traffic Jams?
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In New York City and Los Angeles, commuters spend up to three weeks per year stuck in traffic. 00:18
The real culprit of traffic jams is the sudden fluctuation in driving speed. 00:32
Traffic jams can be prevented with wider lanes and better-synchronized traffic signals. 01:24
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