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05-02-2011, 10:23 PM #1
3D Optical Illusion on Street to Slow Down Traffic3D Optical Illusion on Street to Slow Down Traffic
Traffic safety foundation in Vancouver, Canada is using 3D pavement art to make drivers slow down in high risk areas and school zones.
3D illusion rises up gradually from about 100 feet away and fades away by the time a driver approaches.
The reasoning behind the display, which costs roughly $15,000, as explained by David Dunn of the BCAA Traffic Safety Foundation:
“We need to expect the unexpected because anything could happen, whether it is a 3D image on the road … or whether it’s a live child or a dog running in front of the car, these are all things that we have to be able to control for in a vehicle”...being a human...