Re: Hybrid Cars: An unexpected complaint
- View SourceAt 09:04 AM Wednesday 10/3/2007, Julia Thompson wrote:
>On Wed, 3 Oct 2007, Charlie Bell wrote:Have local mockingbirds* learned to imitate the sounds?
> > On 03/10/2007, at 10:23 PM, Jim Sharkey wrote:
> >> Apparently, they're too quiet:
> >> http://money.excite.com/jsp/nw/nwdt_rt_top.jsp?news_id=ap-d8s1n79o0&
> >> The National Federation for the Blind is complaining that when the
> >> cars are running on solely electricity, blind people cannot hear them
> >> and it could be dangerous as they cross the street.
> > ...oh no - ban bicycles too. Or possibly, blind people should cross
> > at pedestrian crossings with audible Walk signals...
> > Charlie.
>Yes on the audible walk signals, and if those were common everywhere, that
>would be great. Unfortunately, in Austin, you can't find any of those
>unless you're within a mile of the State School for the Blind. :P
*or self-appointed comedians
-- Ronn! :)
- View SourceOn 13/10/2007, at 11:59 AM, Ronn! Blankenship wrote:
>>LOL Fair enough. Bit of a sense of humour failure last night - lost
>> I was being ironic.
> Me, too! Don't stop now!
my pannier with wallet, housekeys, work pass, work blackberry, mobile
phone... fortunately it was handed in to the cops and i got it back.
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