‘Ghost’ road barrier tricks drivers into stopping

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While the majority of drivers obey road signs, there are some that will dangerously ignore a stop sign if they're in a rush. Australia's Laservision has now created the Softstop, a projected sign that gives the illusion of a physical barrier across the road. Installed at the Sydney Harbour Tunnel in May this year, the Softstop was chosen as an alternative to traditional measures to stop traffic from entering the tunnel when it is unsafe to do so, or to let emergency services gain a more clear route. Instead of being relegated to the side of the road and the…

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