Thursday, June 20, 2024

Scientists demand a fourth color in traffic lights

American researchers are now calling for the possibility of a fourth color in traffic lights. The idea is to improve traffic with self-driving cars.

You know green, yellow and root.

But you may soon be introduced to a fourth color. At least when it comes to traffic lights.

In the USA, a group of researchers from the University of Michigan and North Carolina State University are calling for the light controls to be given a new color. That is, just in case.

It's all due to the self-driving cars that researchers expect to see on the roads. With the new color, white, a signal is sent exclusively to self-driving cars. Namely that they must follow the anchoring car.

READ ALSO: Toyota and Mazda promise to save petrol and diesel cars

– When we get to the intersection, we stop if it's messy.

– And we sing if it's serious. But if the white light is on, you just follow the choir in front of you, says researcher Ali Hajbabaie to the AP news agency .

It is not the first time that researchers come forward in the media and ask to be given the white light (not to be confused with the white cut, ed.) continued.

What is new, however, is that the researchers do not pay much attention to the color of the new light. White need not be the right solution. But with modern technology, it can also be a lamp that flashes in another monster, emphasize the researchers behind the proposal.

The important thing is that the solution must be universal. So the signal is unmistakable, regardless of which road you are on. That said, Ali Hajbabaie doesn't expect anything to happen anytime soon.

Or tomorrow or next year for that matter. It requires that 40 to 50 percent of the traffic is self-sustaining. And we are far from there.

For example, Mercedes has only recently been given the 'green light' to experiment with self-driving cars at level 3 on public roads in Germany. Read more about it here .

Read more exciting news from and about the world of cars right here

Latest

Don't miss

Volkswagen turns around – now petrol and diesel are good

Volkswagen CEO Thomas Schäfer is happy that the internal...

Fisker revoked all car days bankruptcy protection

In a final attempt to save the business, Fisker...

VIDEO: How to clean an air filter effectively

Why replace an air filter when it is getting...

Denmark is the only country in the Nordics where car sales are increasing

While both Norwegians and Swedes hold back, the Danes'...

Suspicious car brand uses the last "Saab" illegally

NEVS, which emerged from the remains of Saab Automobile,...
Boosted Magazine
Boosted Magazine
Boosted in Denmark has over a million unique users, surpassing two million sessions, and accumulating over seven million page views each month, and our platforms has become a hub for automotive enthusiasts. Now you can enjoy our content in English too! Enjoy our free car news - every day. Want to talk to us? Write an email to boosted@boostedmagazine.com
spot_img

Now Fisker in Denmark has also sought bankruptcy protection

The problems for Fisker Inc. is growing. Now the company announces that all subsidiaries are also seeking bankruptcy protection in the USA. Fisker is...

19-year-old crazy driver arrested for smashing 8 cars

On the night of Wednesday, a 19-year-old man tried to run away from the police. Along the way, he became a crazy driver and...

Ferrari's first electric car could cost DKK 3.7 million. DKK without tax

Ferrari's first electric car will be - as is the case for all the other cars in the model program - only for the...

Denmark is among the only countries that want to get rid of fossil cars

The analysis firm BloombergNEF believes that Denmark and the other Nordic countries are among the only countries to sign off on CO2 emissions from...

How cars inspire the themes of online slots

Cars have long been a source of inspiration for many aspects of life, including online slot machines. Go to videoslots.com and find casinos that...

World-renowned investor sells out of BYD to buy oil

The world-renowned investor Warren Buffett, via his investment company, has reduced his stake in BYD in order to release funds for investments in an...

The new BMW X3 is only available with a petrol or diesel engine

The next bottling of the BMW X3 is only available with a combustion engine. On the other hand, there are four- and six-cylinder engines...

Tesla owner exposed by ex-wife – must pay DKK 700,000.

A man shorted wrongly in his Tesla, shorting the autopilot. Now the ex-wife's recordings reveal that he was sitting in the front passenger seat....

Ford admits loss of billions on popular car in Denmark

There was a time when you almost couldn't kick your way through traffic for sedans from Ford. But it was bad business, the brand...

Youtuber says he is accused of 'killing' Fisker

Millions follow when Marques Brownlee says something on Youtube. Now he himself believes that people blame him for Fisker's downfall, which has ended in...

Fisker revoked all car days bankruptcy protection

In a final attempt to save the business, Fisker has sought bankruptcy protection in the United States. The day before, all cars were recalled....

Interest in petrol cars has already peaked, says BMW

Good thing BMW refuses to put a date on the phasing out of the internal combustion engine. But fewer will pursue it, says director...
footer.txt Viser footer.txt.