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Old 12-24-2005, 02:51 AM   #8
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Originally Posted by cmherndon
But how many drivers know what "Yield" means? Very few it seems like.
Most people think it is French for "I can go even though the other car legally has the right of way and cause an accident".

Originally Posted by busyEMT
Maybe, in a cost savings measure, the railroads let their crossings go to pot. This way, drivers will slow down to not injury their cars. Flashing lights/arms with lights/dinging bells/blaring horns still don't prevent drivers from driving around lowered arms
I say a spike strip that will shred your tires. Wanna zip across in front of the train even though the lights are flashing? Go ahead, your tires. (I know this would never be practical, but I would find it very humorous.)

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