Roadside furniture!!?

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2 wheeled tourist
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Roadside furniture!!?

Post by 2 wheeled tourist » Wed Apr 15, 2015 9:17 pm

Can someone please explain what these are and what are their purpose? Thanks...
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Re: Roadside furniture!!?

Post by jackdaw » Wed Apr 15, 2015 9:38 pm

Look pretty sinister.

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Roadside furniture!!?

Post by Geekay » Wed Apr 15, 2015 10:39 pm

I think they measure traffic flow and volume.

When you see "real time traffic info" on your sat nav (RTTI) it's from these.


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Re: Roadside furniture!!?

Post by boristhebold » Thu Apr 16, 2015 3:54 pm

As above, nowt sinister, jut for keeping satnavs and traffic reports up to date. (thumbs)

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Re: Roadside furniture!!?

Post by Wapping » Thu Apr 16, 2015 4:13 pm

Designed only to worry bods who (maybe) have reason to fear their (possibly) sinister purpose :laugh:

Seem to work, too ;)

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Re: Roadside furniture!!?

Post by scutty » Thu Apr 16, 2015 4:54 pm

I was lead to believe that Tom Tom user data was used to determine traffic speed and I know Waze uses user data as well.

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