1. A Brief History of Traffic Lights

    Imagine a group of people in the conference room having a heated debate over a specific topic. You don’t know exactly what they’re discussing, but it’s important to all of them. Without a mediator, this conversation will go on for hours — days even! This is similar to how traffic worked before traffic lights. Those driving their vehicles would shout and yell as the…Read More

  2. The Technology Behind Vehicle Detection Loops

    Civilians have a fascination with traffic lights that “know” they are at the light. The light will turn green, and they’re on their way before they can put their morning coffee back in the cup holder. Most lights do not have this technology. Some tout the technology, and it works extremely well to efficiently keep control of traffic through intersections. Traffic con…Read More

  3. 6 Reasons Why Traffic Control Systems Matter

    When you imagine traffic control devices, you probably think of street lights, direction signs, and Automatic Vehicle Identification (AVI) systems. What you probably don’t imagine are the transmitters, receivers, and responders within a traffic control system. In this article, Diablo Controls is going to explain why traffic control devices are so important to the general…Read More