Driving An Expensive Car Means You’re Probably an A-hole, Scientists Say
Science looks pretty unanimous in confirming what we already know: Drivers of expensive cars are the worst.
A new study found that drivers of the more expensive car variety are less likely to slow down or stop to allow pedestrians to cross the road. The odds of them stopping drop about 3% for every $1000 the car is worth.
Researchers from the University of Nevada have come to a decision after conducting a study that people with expensive cars "feel a sense of superiority over other road users."
The study included having 4 people walk across a street 100 times, recording the vehicles that passed by, and whether or not they let them pass.
"Disengagement and a lower ability to interpret thoughts and feelings of others along with feelings of entitlement and narcissism may lead to a lack of empathy for pedestrians" among drivers, they theorized.
Last month, a Finnish study published about a month ago found men who own flashy vehicles to be typically "argumentative, stubborn, disagreeable and unempathetic."
If you're reading this is in your nice and expensive car, just remember, science says you're an asshole.
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