Sygic traffic lights countdown app add-on

Satnav app adds traffic light countdown

A satellite navigation app that has a countdown to how long a traffic light will change has been recognised as a CES 2020 Innovation Awards honoree. The Slovakian Sygic navigation app used by more than 200 million drivers globally has a new and free Traffic Lights countdown add-on. It is only working in the US at …

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Mythbusting: Green Light Trigger

We recently received a Green Light Trigger unit which is basically two powerful magnets that attach to the underside of your motorcycle and promise to trigger a green light. Read on and find out if the Green Light Trigger actually works! Why lights won’t change Most riders have experienced the frustration of a traffic light …

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Call for traffic light activation buttons

Riders whose bikes won’t trigger a change in a traffic light to green would welcome more of these activation buttons that have been installed at some intersections for cyclists. It seems cyclists get everything they want from governments. Even their own roads! In this case, their strong lobbying for these buttons may also help motorcyclists. …

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Cheap solutions to traffic, parking problems

Governments seem to find the most expensive solutions to traffic and parking problems, instead of thinking outside the square. We don’t necessarily need more expensive electronic signs, traffic lights, wider roads or more lanes. Sometimes, the answer can be quite cheap. Currently lane-filtering is on the agenda in several states of Australia. It is a …

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Should riders run red lights?

More than a dozen states in the US have introduced laws allowing motorcycle riders to proceed through red lights. And it’s about time we had it in Australia. The laws differ with some USA states requiring riders just to stop first, others requiring them to wait a certain amount of time and others requiring them …

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