When arriving at a traffic light, most drivers get very close to the car in front of them, leaving only a few inches of space between their car and the next one. The usual thinking is that the closer one is to the disk, the more likely it is to pass before the light changes back to red. However, the phase transition is similar to the passage from solid to liquid. The article in iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1088/1367-2630/aa95f0/meta . In Spanish AEDE in first comment

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