New emergency vehicle sensors trialled on Gold Coast traffic lights

The Queensland government is seeking to reduce emergency service response times by trialling new traffic light triggers that can detect the flashing lights and sirens of approaching vehicles and automatically switch signals to green to minimise traffic disruption.

Siren’s song to switch traffic signals

By Paul Hemsley Emergency vehicles in Queensland will soon be able to make traffic lights go green on approach after Queensland Minister for Transport and Main Roads, Scott Emerson announced the rollout of a new sensing technology intended to cut through congestion and reduce the risk of accidents. Known as the Emergency Vehicle Priority (EVP), […]


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