Hong Kong’s New Traffic Lights for Pedestrians on Phones – Bloomberg
August 28, 2022 No Comments
With pedestrians increasingly glued to their mobile phones and deaths among inattentive jaywalkers rising, Hong Kong is trialing a novel approach to keeping its citizens safe at road crossings.
Instead of just relying on traditional ‘Red Man’ stop signals, authorities have installed LED lights that bathe crossing points in a red glow. The hope is that people gazing down at their devices will see the sidewalk lit up, and be reminded to stop.
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