All parts of Wales have seen a rise in road traffic in recent weeks, compared to during the first national lockdown. Some areas recorded almost double the amount of vehicles, Traffic Wales and Welsh Government figures reveal.It's not just Wales. I popped out to a local supermarket to pick up medication for someone stuck at home, shielding, on Friday lunchtime.
And I was struck by just how much lunchtime traffic was around, compared to just after Christmas.
John Parkinson, head of psychology at Bangor University, said while he acknowledged the impact of "lockdown fatigue," he thought people's intentions to follow the rules remained "incredibly high."
"If you have an end-point it should help people, it helps planning, commitment, and it helps motivation. But he said as vaccination rates rose, there could be a belief that "it must be safe now".Why else have a vaccination at all, if not to improve the situation?