Below is a video that argues getting rid of human drivers will get rid of most traffic jams!
That may be true but unlikely to happen anytime soon.
The next most useful thing is keeping a sufficient following distance.
Good luck convincing some people to apply it though.
Watch below to see what actually causes the traffic jam, and why if there is more than a certain number of cars on the road, it will remain, moving back through the line of traffic.
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