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Old 04-11-22, 03:31 PM
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How to (hypothetically) paint a crosswalk

My town is fairly reasonable about crosswalks, but not every town is. Mind you, this article is for entertainment purposes only. Honest.

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that's fun. last year? I learned drivers need to stop for pedestrians "approaching" crosswalks. I believe this if for crosswalks that don't have a traffic light
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My town is fairly reasonable about crosswalks, but not every town is. Mind you, this article is for entertainment purposes only. Honest.

How about a neon sign with, as Douglas Adams puts it "Large, Friendly letters" surrounded by disco lights and says, "Hey, A-holes, there's a crosswalk here."

Nah, wouldn't help. They've tried something like that here in the Atlanta area. Motorists still blow through it like it's the last lap at Talladega.
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A double light, first one put within reasonable stopping distance of the second (official & final) light to designate the traffic light status of the second light's signal. If you motor on past both on red, that would be a clear ticket served of reason. The issue would be the space to put those is likely limited in some time areas of the city/town.
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How about a neon sign with, as Douglas Adams puts it "Large, Friendly letters" surrounded by disco lights and says, "Hey, A-holes, there's a crosswalk here."

Nah, wouldn't help. They've tried something like that here in the Atlanta area. Motorists still blow through it like it's the last lap at Talladega.
The flashing lights would be annoying to them while they're trying to type out a text message.
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L.A.'s Crosswalk Collective has published a how-to guide. For educational purposes only, of course.
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If you are going to vandalize the car culture's territory with paint, go all the way.https://images.search.yahoo.com/sear...fp&fr2=piv-web
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