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A large part of the reason traffic accidents jam up
so badly is the inevitable looky-loo slowing as each
reaches the scene of the accident and instinctually
down to catch a glimpse. An ultrasound beam
to cause a vehicle to resonate in a way that generates
loud, obnoxious sound would serve as a gentle
to keep things moving. A police officer could stand
the scene of the accident and zap any dilatory
with the ultrasonic equivalent of nails on a
Eventually, chronic dawdlers would be conditioned
expect the sound, and would learn to focus on
like a polite human being in order to avoid it.
so many ideas, so many categories...
[po, Feb 22 2011]
||idea to post - halfbakery traffic policeman required to direct category traffic - hic, sorry its late!
||Thanks for the tip, [po]. Changed.