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Can we get an answer on how long the yellow lights run?
Similar to your caller, Richard, I noticed the lack of a clear response. I do understand it's multiple factors, but perhaps your guest could give a range.
I'm asking because I often have experienced the yellows turning to red *very* quickly, and I find that if I were to break to not go through the yellow light, I would likely be rear ended. Given the no-fault laws, I'm concerned that I would end up paying out bigtime for somebody rear ending me while I was engaging a strict interpretation of the law.
Also, the traffic fines are *quite* expensive, and it is easy to see how people perceive it as a revenue generator (no matter how the money gets divided) more than a safety mechanism. I think the folks setting up the systems and timings need to engage a more user-centric perspective, and drop the presupposition that we are all out to run red lights. Not true.
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