Why We’re Not Naturally Good Drivers

How the Dunning-Kruger Effect kills tens of thousands of US drivers every year

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When I first arrived in the USA back in 1991 I was appalled by the atrocious standard of driving and not at all surprised by the subsequent discovery that the typical US driver has far more collisions (mainly low-speed, in parking lots and going through stop signs) than the typical Northern European driver.