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I'm putting this up as a new idea because the original
was for a high tech version that has its problems, like
warning lights going off, indicators distracting the driver
etc. Inspired by the decidedly bad idea of having road
basically saying "Don't Read This Sign Warning Of
Driving Or You May Die".
This directs the driver's attention to the road and
slowly and incrementally preventing the driver from
getting confused and
slamming on the brakes.
The representation shown is a foreshortened version, the
actual application would be over a much longer area and
perhaps with the horizontal stripes not being so wide.
I think this would be subtle preventing knee jerk
reactions of drivers that could be dangerous, and the
reading of them
would be intuitive such that people would slow down
simply because their perceived driving path has been
narrowed, if only by painted on markings.
I made a pic. (link)
Dangerous stretch of road indicator markings.
The horizontal strips look a little like a sidewalk which you would stop for, but not so much that you would actually stop. [doctorremulac3, Jan 22 2019]
||I like this. The current system of signs, in the UK at least
doesn't really engage the brain on any fundamental level.
When you've seen "slow" written on the road for the 38th
time, you start to wonder if it's driving advice or an
indication of the mental capacity of the locals. What
might work better is simply massaging the dimensions of
the existing road lines. In tricky road sections, the lines
are often double-sold to indicate no overtaking. By
slightly widening and separating the lines, it would give
the impression of a narrower road. Similarly, the lines on
the outside could be thickened and moved in. Everyone
slows down when the road looks narrower.
||// Dangerous Stretch Of Road Indicator Markings //
||Could it be please be clarified if it is the stretch of road that is dangerous, or the actual indicator markings themselves ? Is it "Dangerous Stretch Of Road" Indicator Markings, or Dangerous Stretch Of "Road Indicator Markings" ?
||If the indicator markings are the actual hazard, then the way to improve safety is merely to omit them, shirley ?
||Neither. It's: "Dangerous Stretch" of road indicator
||Meaning that only the actual indicator markings in
particular stretch of road are dangerous. Beyond
safe. I didn't want to be redundant and say
"Dangerous stretch of dangerous road indicator
markings." I also thought "Dangerous stretch of
dangerous road danger danger indicator markings
danger." was a bit confusing so I shortened it a
||Apart from all the accident debris, yes.