Trying to pull out of the drive


  • Martin Griffiths

    1. Lecturer in mathematics education at the University of Manchester, having previously been both a high school head of mathematics and a university lecturer in mathematics.
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Cities and traffic jams go together; analysing traffic flow is a major statistical field. Martin Griffiths, inspired by a frustrating personal experience, considers a particularly simple example: how long it takes to pull out of a drive.