This video demonstrates another roadway safety concept for directing traffic with safety cones. I like the idea, but doubt the robustness and practicality of this concept.

Safety on the road for transportation workers and emergency personnel are worthy investments in new technologies. However, I remain skeptical of this concept. There are too many motorists that would enjoy bursting balloons.

Air Cone
via YD

I would opt for a solar highway barrel with LEDs and GPS positioned by a robotic base all remotely controlled by the man behind the curtain. Until then, concrete barricades and heavy duty impact attenuator trucks will suffice.

Traffic Safety Ideas
PowerFlare LED Beacon
Distracted Driving
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Sometimes we make mistakes. Sometimes people are idiots. Occasionally, it’s our fault because we didn’t educate them properly.

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