04 November 2006
For safer streets rip out the traffic lights…
Patrick Crozier

...and get rid of the road markings.  That seems to be the conclusion of a study carried out in the Netherlands town of Drechten.  And the traffic’s speeded up:

“I am used to it now,” said Helena Spaanstra, 24. “You drive more slowly and carefully, but somehow you seem to get around town quicker.”

How odd.  How very odd.

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