Subtitle: “An extraordinary Act of Public Obedience”
Students from Georgia State University decided to be law-abiding citizens and drive the speed limit, exactly the speed limit, around the “Perimeter” in Atlanta to see what would happen. Although this little experiment was a bit contrived (i.e., they “locked door handles” across all four lanes), it very clearly points out how those who insist on driving slowly in the left lanes can provoke other drivers, some of whom end up making terribly unwise and dangerous decisions as a result.
Watch this video and keep your eyes peeled for those who drive off onto the shoulder to get around. One vehicle (a white van) clips the side mirror off a parked car and could have plowed into the back of it under slightly different circumstances.
To view “A Meditation on the Speed Limit” try this link on YouTube. Let us know what you think. Does it prove a point?
If this link doesn’t work, try searching YouTube using “meditation speed limit” for your search terms and that should pull up a current link. If all else fails, go to the CampusMovieFest link (below) and then click on “Search Movies” and enter “meditation speed limit” and that will get you there.
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