29 Mar '13, 9am

Fun traffic light.

Assuming for a moment that this is not a hoax… which is possible, and aside from the more obvious issue of colour blindness whereby the visual cue of not being able to tell now if it’s red or green; When the light is amber, you have no way of telling if it’s amber going red or amber going green which will cause people to act even more erratically than they do now. In fact, why do you need amber at all? When the red runs out, it goes green, when green runs out it goes red – as it is people run the amber light all the time, so what’s the point in even having it? If people know that it goes red when the timer runs out, they’ll run to beat it whether it’s green or amber leaving little if any point for differentiation? Just delay the opposing traffic signal by a second or two so that it doesn’t go green until a second or two after this light turns red This still leaves the colo...

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