Hong Kong’s New Traffic Lights for Pedestrians on Phones – Bloomberg

August 28, 2022 by 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.

Source: https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2022-08-22/hong-kong-s-new-traffic-lights-for-pedestrians-on-phones

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