Go Back   Team-BHP > Buckle Up > Street Experiences


Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 5th April 2010, 09:42   #1
Senior - BHPian
 
mooza's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2009
Location: Bangalore
Posts: 1,039
Thanked: 229 Times
Default Speed limits at traffic signals

Yesterday I saw something which appeared completely absurd to me, on one of the most important roads of Bangalore, the road to Bangalore International Airport (BIAL). Speed limit boards displaying 80 kmph plonked right next to traffic signals !

Logically speaking, I feel all drivers should progressively slow down while nearing a traffic signal, to around 50 kmph from a distance of around 100 metres from the signal, so as to have sufficient reaction time to come to a complete stop in case the signal goes amber and then red.

Having speed limit boards marked 80 kmph placed right next to signals encourages one to speed up while approaching a green traffic signal, (instead of slowing down), probably leading to many of the horrific crashes being seen of late on this road.

Last edited by mooza : 5th April 2010 at 09:45.
mooza is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Speed limits are... what Delhi Traffic Police personnel say (not what's published) SS-Traveller Street Experiences 38 20th March 2015 12:34
No one looks at Traffic Signals in Pune team suzuki Street Experiences 34 12th June 2014 19:40
How do you deal with eunuchs begging at traffic signals? evo8 Street Experiences 179 25th June 2012 00:33
Earbuds at traffic signals nirmalts Shifting gears 32 31st January 2011 07:15
Idling at signals,traffic jams rahul_intlad Technical Stuff 25 27th March 2010 16:57


All times are GMT +5.5. The time now is 07:48.

Copyright 2000 - 2017, Team-BHP.com
Proudly powered by E2E Networks