A set of colored signal lights
that are used to control
the flow of traffic
, both vehicular
. Despite suggestions by usability experts
is the primary indicator
. If you are colorblind
, you may be screwed
. To help this, stoplights are usually
in the same order. In America
, the red light
is usually on top and larger
. In Japan
, the red light is on the left
. Also, I understand in Britan
, the yellow light
turns on between the red and yellow cycle. In America, lights go straight to green from red.
The meaning, to [reference[ John Carpenter's Starman is this:
Yellow: Go Really, Really Fast.
The number of stoplights in a town is indicative of its size. I used to live in a two stoplight town until they took the other one out. Now, I live in a one stoplight town.
Update: They put a new stoplight in! I'm back to a two stoplight town! Woo hoo!