An insightful video passed on by Durning, featuring “Fighting Traffic” author Peter Norton.

Given its analysis of risk as a consequence of individually driven vehicles, it may mark the end of an era as automation increasingly takes over. One day we will look back, astonished that there was a time when individuals, in whatever state of consciousness, were able to independently power a ton of metal at high speed in unsafe conditions, at a staggering cost in mortality and money.