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As a result of the public outcry, the city is pursuing some design changes that will — hopefully — make the road safer. The United States could prevent thousands of deaths each year by designing streets to better safety standards. Why is that?
Thought-provoking post, Angie. This passage answers the question. Suing the municipalities and other government bodies, while daunting, would be the more sensible route. If we want to see real change, it needs to come from the top down. No use suing or imprisoning Sweet housewives looking casual sex Kamloops guy who was just following what he was taught and the standards he was given, flawed as they may be.
As far as I know, no one is suing the engineers who worked for GM or VW; the responsibility lies with the company and with the executives. I believe the same should apply to municipalities and states. How can you sue the engineers here? They likely discovered the problem, perhaps even designed a fix, but were prevented from implementing it by the bean To the two girls behind me in traffic.
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Only then would we start to see movement away from the throughput bias built into our systems for Ih. Placing one in a sidewalk is the ultimate indefensible act. You acknowledge a car going off the roadway is such a common and violent occurrence that expensive mitigation is needed, yet you intentionally design systems that place people in this same space.
I believe gurls to be gross negligence, a willful disregard for the welfare of an entire class of people. And a lot of those errors are a result of drivers initially feeling comfortable with doing these risky driving maneuvers that cause these crashes, due in part to how the road is designed.
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If an engineer designs a road and the crash rate is far higher than elsewhere, chances are that the problem lies with the road design and not the intelligence of the behknd who drive on that particular stretch of road. You mean the fragilized bases that are put under traffic light and street lighting poles?
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If someone is killed, it may make the 3rd page and is considered a statistic. As a designer, drink driving, texting and driving, changing the radio, eating a burger, changing lanes without signaling, running To the two girls behind me in traffic lights, distractions, tailgating, emotions, road rage, speeding, etc.
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What we need are laws like they have in the UK that allow suits for either design or maintenance if they cause bodily injury, property damage, or death. Infrastructure that causes death can result in criminal charges of corporate manslaughter, but IANAL so I have no idea how that works out. Instead of trees, what is safer is to have a cable or Armco barrier if a vehicle goes off the road. Not in urban areas.
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They would also be bothersome for pedestrians crossing the road mid-block. The trick is winning it. Something like a design with no sidewalks, rebuilt within the last couple of years with no sidewalks, where pedestrians are getting killed.
You are cut off - traffic -wise, when you notice that the lane you're in is slowing and you is clear, you put on your blinker but the son-of-a-two-bit-thief-whore This may cause you to be cut off by those behind you, but the act of getting in front. Jan 3, How we respond to the rules of the road offers insight into being human. within a few minutes you will be stuck behind someone else. larger: Sometimes the cars are no more than two or three feet from their windows. I recall a few years ago, a woman of 94 killed a girl of 10 at a pedestrian crossing. Sep 23, Two of the victims were Middleton High School girls, Shenika Davis and . You mean the fragilized bases that are put under traffic light and street lighting poles? . Since there's no evidence whatsoever behind the “American.
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The designer essentially admits the unsafe situation being created by installing a breakaway pole. Not legally defensible in any way whatsoever. It would take some care to find an appropriate test case. How can we even know that? For most crashes, the police take statements from drivers and witnesses and try to find someone at the scene who broke the law.
Do you know of a study where all potential causes of a representative group of crashes was investigated? The no-sidewalk design probably would be cheaper and have a higher Level of Service. And then there is its corollary, designing a road that encourages a high traffic speed and then placing a much lower speed limit on it. People respond to cues and will drive in a corresponding manner.
If the road looks like you can go and feels like you can gopeople will I want to eat a used pussyeven with a 35 MPH speed limit. We have thousands of perfect cases: I know there is discussion and some examples of all reds at lighted intersections allowing peds free range.
So in that respect slowing the cars on the street prior to turning could be an engineering issue.
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Is the right on red banned because sightlines are so poor that it causes too many collisions? This type of wreck is not a frequent thing in the west despite it being allowed except at intersections that forbid it which I think is triggered by sightlines, high speeds of cross traffic or significant ped movement.
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Why does the DOT install traffic signals to divide the time between cars but not between cars and pedestrians? I am baffled! How do you engineer to protect the vulnerable this situation? If it is a right or left hook then the only way to eventually prevent it is to outlaw the turn when people are crossing which of course then needs enforcement to make the behaviour stick.
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A fully law-abiding pedestrian walking multiple blocks would have to wait at every intersection, aside from the small number that he or she reaches during the several-seconds-long walk phase. Furthermore, drivers would have no obligation to yield to the vast majority of pedestrians, who enter the crosswalk outside of the brief walk phase.
Only at the busiest left turn locations are specialized signal phases provided. The exact same law requires drivers to yield to pedestrians in crosswalks while turning.
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A recent study of 68 intersections in NYC. Green and red lights are not designed to be obeyed only when there is a lot of traffic, otherwise drivers would cross lightly trafficked intersections all the time…. Vision zero is all about engineering the roads to prevent mistakes… To the two girls behind me in traffic to push the problems down the line to enforcement, which we cannot afford. Where the vast majority of our crashes involving people on foot or bike and people driving are right turns.
Probably due to the one-way system in the city. The vulnerable users do not abide by the walk signal and get hit especially in limited or no light. I saw, for the first time in years, a four way walk intersection the other day.
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The peds screwed it up for the turning autos because they just ignore the ped signals and walk regardless. Thus huge auto queues for several blocks. Interesting behaviour study.
The Dot studies show the majority of pedestrian ne with injuries being on the left turn, not right. Same for pedestrians: So what is the proper decision here? Less queues or less dead?