As we all know, one of the defining features of humans is our ability to use tools; such as driving cars and writing content using Microsoft Word (Word).
Another lesser-known human attribute is how we over-estimate our abilities. Citing transport researcher M. Moharrer: ‘The human factor has the major share in causing road accidents. One of the possible consequences of inadequate driving skill and/or behaviour is overconfidence (OC). OC refers to drivers’ inflated assessment of their own skill and/or behaviour above actual level’.