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Turning Off Traffic Lights

It has been proposed that in certain areas councils should turn off their traffic lights at certain times of the day.

This is currently being tested in Ealing:

"The council hopes the move will see drivers learn to co-operate and cross junctions on a first come first served basis.

It came up with the idea after the lights failed one day at a busy junction and the traffic flowed more smoothly than before."

Source: Daily Mail

Results ★

Yes, but only at night when there is little traffic
34.38%
Yes! Turn them off, they cause more congestion than they cure.
25.00%
No! Traffic lights give order and ease congestion.
21.88%
Yes, but only at non-peak times
18.75%

Do you think switching off traffic lights is a good idea?

 AnswerPercentageVotes
Total: 32
A.Yes, but only at night when there is little traffic34.38 %11
B.Yes! Turn them off, they cause more congestion than they cure.25.00 %8
C.No! Traffic lights give order and ease congestion.21.88 %7
D.Yes, but only at non-peak times18.75 %6
Stats until: 15:55 Wed 19th Jun 2024 (Refreshed every 5 minutes)