By Tim Falconer
If you identify your trip, reminisce approximately intercourse within the again seat or get pleasure from roaring down the open highway, you recognize why we adore our wheels. but when you hate site visitors, curse on the fee on the pump or struggle over parking areas, you recognize why we hate them too.
Drive is a cross-continent event that explores the place our fuel-injected goals have taken us. Award-winning journalist Tim Falconer invitations us on his highway journey as he meets classic motor vehicle lovers on path sixty six, rides alongside in a police cruiser, kicks the tires at a Las Vegas vehicle express and takes a hydrogen-powered automobile for a spin.
Steering us alongside North America's interstates and blue highways, meandering via small cities, sprawling suburbs and walkable neighbourhoods, Falconer indicates us the transforming into collision of automobiles and other people. during this complex affair, who is particularly within the driver's seat?
Can clever development, public transit and whole streets unfastened us?
A lively, front-seat view of quirky locals and locales, force seems at what auto-dominated existence capacity to our wellbeing and fitness, atmosphere and groups. Falconer additionally opens the door on British and Argentine motor vehicle cultures, and considers the line forward for China and India, countries with more and more American attitudes. As billions seize their keys, will we steer clear of carmageddon?
"[A] attention-grabbing survey of the auto and its impression on society … A enjoyable booklet a couple of critical topic." —Winnipeg unfastened Press
"Essential analyzing for any Canadian intrigued by means of the conundrum of discovering greater how you can get from the following to there." —Spacing magazine
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