The light turns yellow and you find yourself in a panic. Should I slam on my brakes and risk getting rear-ended? Or should I run the yellow— and possibly in the process, the red too? Every stop light on the planet has one of these “A BAD PLACES.” Radar technology can act like a life guard who throws you a pretty cool life preserver: A longer green light!


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Additional reading:
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“Evaluation of Driver Behavior in Type II Dilemma Zones at High-Speed Signalized Intersections” — Hurwitz, Knodler, and Nyquist
https://ascelibrary.org/doi/abs/10.1061/%28ASCE%29TE.1943-5436.0000219


“Wavetronix Smart Sensor Advance”
https://www.wavetronix.com/products/en/1

Road Guy Rob

Rob is a 12-year veteran public radio reporter and talk show producer. Other staffers at the station called him the "road guy" because he kept running off to cover all the transportation stories. Rob has degrees in Geography (BS, 2010) and Civil Engineering (MS, 2018).

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