Tuesday, 15 September 2015

Is 25 miles per hr really enough for ZERO VISION - the Irony here.....

NYC has recently since Nov.7 of 2014 implemented the new speed limit law of 25mph , a reduction from 30mph, on most
streets except the fast lanes-major streets and highways. 

Is the speed limit of 25mph truly enough to save lives?  Is it low enough to minimize accidents to the lowest and truly
educate drivers(this will include bicyclists) the true meaning of the new program ZERO VISION?

The answer is clearly "Not Enough"

Let us explain. 

In crowded city area like manhattan, where there are tons traffic lights and stop signs, 25 mph will clearly suffice.
But in quiet suburban areas like queens, brooklyn, bronx, where there are a lack of traffic lights and signs on many streets, especially
the minor streets, 25 mph is clearly not enough.

Why is that?

We wrote a extensive blog on Feb 2013, on this very issue on Visibility in the suburbs
link here-  


It is ironic that the city uses the slogan ZERO VISION- which i think it means when one is driving at 30mph or higher,
one doesnt really get enough Visibility and Reaction time from cars from crossover streets(from your left or right- especially your right since u have less reaction time) where there is no traffic lights or stop signs.

If it is ZERO VISION, shouldn't the speed be ZERO ?- so to have time to Look and React?

I remember a friend of mine used to laugh at me when i was driving in a weird way of stopping at EVERY street in the suburb, where there is no traffic lights or stop  signs.   He didn't understand why i was doing that. 

Nor many other drivers.

It is simply  Physics.

Because in reality, there is literally ZERO vision on these streets, when cars are parked fully, all lined up on the parking lanes, BLOCKING your view FULLY 
from cars coming from the left or right.  
Thus the term ZERO VISION on your view AND the incoming drivers' view, 
since the driver cannot see you due to the cars also parked on his lane, blocking his view totally.  

When the drivers finally achieve visibility, the Reaction time for him to brake to a full stop at 25 or 30mph may not be enough, or practically ZERO especially if  both cars are already head  on perpendicularly.

This traffic  scenario is similar to another scenario where during heavy rain-pour, the rain was so heavy and hard that there is simply Zero visibility on the windshield. In this rain-pour scenario, do u keep driving, or slow down with Zero visibility?  Of course not.
The correct answer is to stop the car to zero speed  until Visibility returns.

The city should  educate these scenarios in details to ALL drivers, when they drive in the quiet suburbs or any streets with zero visibility. Instead of just changing the speed limit to 25 mph, they should do  a better job explaining WHY in terms of Reaction Time. 
In other words, "slow down or stop until Visibility is achieved"

Our suggestion-On these streets with no traffic lights and signs, always  slow down substantially to maybe 10-15 mph or zero until u get a good Visual on EVERY street and cross sections, and look out for incoming vehicles at all times, because you truly have ZERO VISION.

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