TELECOM Digest OnLine - Sorted: Re: Radar Detectors

Re: Radar Detectors

-mhd (
Mon, 13 Dec 2004 23:36:12 -0500

Geoffrey Welsh <reply@newsgroup.please> wrote:

> David Clayton wrote:

>> A few years ago on a major road in my city, a system was trialled
>> where computerised signs would advise drivers what speed to travel at
>> to get the "green wave" of traffic lights.

> Shouldn't that be the speed limit?!?

> Geoffrey Welsh <Geoffrey [dot] Welsh [at] bigfoot [dot] com>

Sure, if you are maintaining a constant speed. However in the real
world traffic conditions can momentarily upset your average speed and
you may have had a standing start from a previous light.

Anyone remember the Halda Speedpilot used by rallyists?


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