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Old 10-24-2013, 02:13 PM   #23
Mambo Dave
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Originally Posted by Earth Rider View Post
There was really nothing I would have done differently. It was a blind intersection so I waited even longer than I usually would and tried to see as far as I could down the road. He wasn't visible past the bridge until I was already in the intersection.
But was it blind to the SUV, or did he have some rise farther back that showed him the light was still green before he lost sight of it?

Or did the SUV see the light the entire time?

Anyway, self preservation here in s. Florida means waiting for about 4 seconds after a light turns green - and looking both ways twice - and staying put if you see anyone approaching at that point. We're not just waiting about four seconds, we're actively scanning and getting ready to stay longer.
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