Latest Traffic light Stories

MIT System Puts Citywide Traffic Lights In Unison
2014-07-07 15:01:20

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Traffic can be the bane of a modern urban lifestyle and cities have used computer algorithms to time a single traffic light or a collection of lights in the most efficient way possible. Now, a team of researchers from MIT has devised a system that times traffic on a citywide scale, according to an upcoming report in the journal Transportation Science. “Usually in practice, when you want to time traffic lights, traditionally it’s...

2014-06-28 14:01:25

TUM Traffic light labels can give a false sense of security The labeling of product attributes using a traffic light system influences consumers in their purchasing decisions. A study by scientists from Munich and France reveals for the first time that this applies not only to food, but also to financial products – but not always in the way intended by the proponents of the system. Test subjects paid less attention to the uncertainty associated with the return on an investment when a...

2014-06-04 23:15:22

Auto Mate Systems Limited has recently installed a site wide traffic control system at a large GlaxoSmithKline factory site in Maidenhead, UK, consisting of Site Wide Traffic Lights, Radar Speed Signs, VMS (variable message signs) and Gate Automation, linked via a long range radio network system, to a master touch screen control unit installed into the reception area. (PRWEB) June 04, 2014 Vehicle Log Jams Compromised Site Operation Auto Mate’s customer had a number of issues which were...

2013-07-30 23:20:37

Leading manufacturer and distributor of industrial grade lighting equipment Larson Electronics has announced today the release of an explosion proof LED traffic light designed to provide HAZLOC compliance in locations where flammable gases and vapors may be present. The EPL-TL-3X10W-C LED Traffic Light is Class 1, 2 and 3 Division 1 approved and ideal for routing traffic in industrial refueling stations or as process status indication in manufacturing facilities. Kemp, TX (PRWEB) July 30,...

2013-06-21 23:16:20

The founder of Houston's Law Offices of Kevin Krist supports “Stop Distraction On Red” campaign to increase awareness of the connection between cell phone use, running red lights and car accidents. Houston, TX (PRWEB) June 21, 2013 Houston car accident attorney Kevin Krist of the Law Offices of Kevin Krist today announced his support for an effort to raise awareness of how often distracted driving leads to running red lights and car accidents. The National Coalition for Safer...

Permitted Left Turns Present Serious Danger For Pedestrians
2013-04-03 12:03:34

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Executing a ℠permitted´ left turn while driving through your neighborhood can be a risky maneuver. These are different from the ℠protected´ left turns, which are indicated by a solid green arrow. Permitted left turns are allowed when there´s a break in oncoming traffic. This means drivers who attempt this tricky turn may only be focused on cars hurtling towards them and not other potential risks —...

Word of the Day
  • The call or cry of a bird or other animal to its mate or its young.
'Call-note' is newer than 'bird-call,' which originally referred to 'an instrument for imitating the note of birds' but now also refers to 'the song or cry of a bird.'