Why are traffic lights mounted sideways?

Ashleigh Hermiston asked a question: Why are traffic lights mounted sideways?
Asked By: Ashleigh Hermiston
Date created: Tue, Sep 28, 2021 9:09 PM
Date updated: Sat, Jun 25, 2022 8:14 PM


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The most common reason to position a traffic light horizontally is clearance… In areas with high winds, traffic lights are sometimes configured horizontally. A horizontal configuration reduces wind resistance and offers improved stability for the light since a greater surface area can be secured to the pole or wire.

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