Speed limit signs

Juliet Kemp juliet at earth.li
Tue Dec 11 17:03:36 GMT 2007

On Tue, Dec 11, 2007 at 05:28:20PM +0100, Philip Newton wrote:
> On Dec 11, 2007 4:36 PM, Nigel Rantor <wiggly at wiggly.org> wrote:
> > And won't go when the traffic light is red.
> Does this mean "won't start up from a standstill if the light is red"
> or the stronger "will come to a halt if the light is red"? How hard
> will it apply the brakes to ensure this? Who will pay for accidents
> caused by cars piling up at your back because your car suddenly braked
> for a red light?

The owners or insurers of the car(s) behind, because however rapidly the
car in front brakes, the driver behind is responsible for not having
enough room in which to stop.  


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