Which Is Faster: To Weave Or Not To Weave In Traffic?

Here is the answer we’ve all been waiting for.

1. The folks at Mythbusters have finally debunked an old myth that has affected us all— That you will get to your destination just as fast if you stay in one lane of traffic, rather than weaving.

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2. The crew conducted two tests. First, with one car that weaved in traffic while the other car stayed in one lane…

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The weaver took 1 hour and 11 minutes to get to the destination, while the sticker took 1 hour and 13 minutes.

3. Then another test with one weaver and four cars that stuck to one lane.

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The weaver took 1 hour and 16 minutes to get to the destination, while the stickers took and average of 1 hour and 25 minutes.

4. So, as you can see from the results above, it clearly shows that you’ll get to your destination faster if you do weave in traffic. Consider this myth BUSTED.

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