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I seem to recall Reading, Berks, more than 50 years ago, having traffic lights whereby if you travelled below 30mph along the main through route, and the lights were green, then the remaining lights stayed...
It seems Swindon is piloting the Spanish system of speed sensitive traffic lights, which you have often championed in your column.
I recently saw something I have never seen before: an honest approach to dealing with speeding that is motivated by road safety rather than revenue collection. Driving in France along a straight stretch...
Honest John is spot on when he says that “wobbling cyclists and London traffic will never mix.” A wobbly cyclist should be given training. But MW of Chatham is wrong when he asserts that cyclists are given...
Would speed activated traffic lights at the approach to a village centre need to be installed on both sides of the road? (I believe they are used in Spain but do not go there). Some local people here have...
Some time ago you rightly pointed out that, approaching a green light, you should expect that it would change. Although theoretically it shouldn't happen, sometimes, in a flow of traffic, it is too dangerous...
Sadly the majority of motorists seem to forget the Highway Code. 90 per cent of them use the footbrake to remain stationary at traffic lights, not the handbrake, even though they will have a wait of several...
If you don't already know you'll be interested to learn that Swindon Borough Council are to install speed controlled lights which will be operational in the autumn. They will not operate in rush hours...
Your recent comment about trying to brake from 40mph in three seconds in a reply to JF, Monaco prompts me to ask what you think about traffic light countdown displays? We have had them here for years in...
You are quite right that traffic flows much more freely at a junction where the lights have failed. It is all to do with drivers' psyche. For that moment, other drivers are team mates rather than opponents;...
 

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