Cut-through driving: individual choices causing societal problems

In light of the future local elections, local media have started reporting on different societal problems. Road safety is one of them. With increasing traffic, an increasing number of people are rat running.

Rat running, or cut-through driving, is when people start making use of unintended shortcuts to gain a (usually) very small advantage. Although the individual gain is clear (time), societal costs can also easily be identified: unsafety, increasing local mobility problems, local emissions and road rage.

A local newspaper (GVA) interviewed F2S2 founder, Lars Akkermans, to gain an objective understanding of the problem.

You can find the full article here (pdf, Dutch).