Thursday, April 14, 2011
Mornings in the UAE can get pretty foggy with reduced visibility. This picture (taken from here) gives a good idea of just how foggy it can get. The Dubai police are looking into a state of the art fog alert system that relies on solar power to determine that the conditions are foggy and alerts drivers of low visibility so they can slow down and avoid big pileups like the 127 car accident a few weeks ago. In the article they mention that the police are looking for ways to "make the system easier and cheaper to install." I have a suggestion. Why don't people stop driving 85 miles an hour in limited visibility?