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Can dancing traffic lights and singing roads make us more street safe?
Can dancing traffic lights and singing roads make us more street safe?

Dancing traffic lights and singing roads may sound like silly roadside distractions, but they're just the opposite. Both aim to made pedestrians and drivers more likely to follow the rules of the road. If you've ever crossed the street against a traffic signal, you and millions of others are the reason the dancing traffic light was developed. "No one likes to wait. But what if we made waiting more entertaining?" says a video (below) pitching the traffic light innovation. Daimler AG, maker of Mercedes Benz and Smart cars, created the lights and last summer installed them at four traffic signals in Lisbon, Portugal. The idea was to replace the stationary red figure...

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