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Old 22nd July 2015
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Re: Traffic Lights!

Originally Posted by Magus View Post
About 1/4 of a mile from home there is a set of lights which had traffic detectors fitted. They worked as lights usually do when traffic was heavy but when traffic was light they detected approaching cars and turned the lights to green. So eminently sensible that the system has now been discontinued and the detectors removed

Like so many of these systems, they are installed following a "Target" or "Policy". They are procured at lowest price and when they fail, the repair/replacement cost fall foul of another "Target" or "Policy".

My pet hate is TLs on perfectly functional roundabouts.

We often repeat the mistakes we most enjoy...
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