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Old 08-10-2017, 01:54 AM   #1 (permalink)
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3 minute traffic light.

I have mentioned elsewhere about the 3 minute traffic light that I encounter on my regular morning runs. Irrespective of the traffic situation it sits on red (or green) for 3 minutes at a time. Initially I was exasperated, but I have now grown to love it.
If you approach it at red you can confidently switch off, knowing that there is very little likelihood of it changing the moment you do so. And if it is green you can continue on with little chance of suddenly having to brake.
I am sure that for most drivers it is still a pain in the nether regions, but I reach it having dropped my wife off at work, I am in no hurry, with no reason to get anywhere quickly, so I just enjoy it for what it is. A bit of predictability in an otherwise unpredictable world.

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