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Smart Cities - A Safe approach

Discussion in 'Canada' started by juschilin, Aug 15, 2016.

  1. juschilin

    juschilin Member

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  2. Jaff

    Jaff Active Member

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    Gee, I wonder how long it will be until some folks use it as a "Christmas Tree" for drag racing off of the line...:rolleyes:
     
  3. mrElbe

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    It's already happening with the seconds countdown lights. Drivers watch the countdown to accelerate to make the light before it turns amber or even worse, are watching the countdown on the cross side while waiting at the red light assuming that it will turn green for them after zero.
     
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  4. wayner

    wayner Active Member

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    I always wonder why they added those countdown lights. As a driver I like them since I know when to rush to beat the light, but I have to think that they aren't good from a safety perspective.
     

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