Boss St Bloke wrote:Yep - good point.
Also, the light sequence is worked out/timed for an average car accelerating at an average pace. That gives an average pedestrian enough time to get across the road when the green man just changes to red.
However, motorbikes have much higher power to weight ratio and can be upon you in a flash because of their superior acceleration.
How many times have I almost got hit by a motorbike crossing the lights just over TB by Minories.
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