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Tom Vanderbilt

Tom Vanderbilt writes about design, technology, science and culture for Wired, Slate, The New York Times and other publications. He lives in Brooklyn and drives a 2001 Volvo V40.

www.howwedrive.com

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Written by Tom Vanderbilt
Vintage | Trade Paperback | August 2009
$16.95/(Canada) | 978-0-307-27719-0 (0-307-27719-4)

A New York Times Notable Book

One of the Best Books of the Year
The Washington PostThe Cleveland Plain-DealerRocky Mountain News

In this brilliant, lively, and eye-opening investigation, Tom Vanderbilt examines the perceptual limits and cognitive underpinnings that make us worse drivers than we think we are. He demonstrates why... Read more






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Written by Tom Vanderbilt
Knopf | Hardcover | July 2008
$24.95/(Canada) | 978-0-307-26478-7 (0-307-26478-5)

Would you be surprised that road rage can be good for society? Or that most crashes happen on sunny, dry days? That our minds can trick us into thinking the next lane is moving faster? Or that you can gauge a nation’s driving behavior by its levels of corruption? These are... Read more





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