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Traffic Lights - Facts and Hisotry

Facts about Traffic Lights Some things are so fluidly embedded in our daily system that we forget how important they can be for smooth operation of our lives. Traffic jams are infuriating! So is stopping at a traffic signal, isn't it? What if you never had to stop? Well, wish granted! Let us get rid of those traffic lights for one day and see what happens! For starters, no one would know when to stop and when not to, increasing the number of accidents. Talking about traffic jams is just an understatement, we'll have a never ending gridlock! Late comers tend to increase in number, and mind you, it will not because you got up late for school! It would be more difficult for kids to cross the roads because zebra crossing would practically become non-functional without traffic lights. Such a madness at road is not only annoying, but can be dangerous too! The concept of traffic lights is important for roads safety. The introduction of traffic lights has made our life simpler in terms of commuting. Let us now see the milestones in the traffic light invention On 9 December 1868, first non- electric, gas lit traffic lights were installed in London outside the house of parliament First traffic signal installed was in Cleveland, Ohio on August 5, 1914. Its been 100 years since the first traffic signal was installed. to control the traffic. It was declared unsafe and hence, discontinued. To respect this great invention, we must follow the traffic rules and we should be aware what the colors of traffic lights mean and follow them accordingly. Let refresh our memories with what these traffic signal lights define: Red means Stop Red is a universal sign of danger. Plus this color is visible even in harsh conditions like fog, rain or in smoke. Yellow indicates to Wait Yellow is a color that defines caution, plus it is made by the super position of red and green, hence, an obvious choice! Green means Go It is specifically chosen because it is considered as a calm color. Moreover, this color is easily distinguished from the other two colors and can be seen easily. FUN FOR ME mocOmi Visit for more cool stuff! .com Copyright © 2015 Mocomi & Anibrain Digital Technologies Pvt. Ltd. All Rights Reserved. II II I II HAA- 出 出 出 :

Traffic Lights - Facts and Hisotry

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Did you know that the first traffic signal installed was in Cleveland, Ohio on August 5, 1914?!


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