I see this posted frequently (not here mind you):
"We didn't have so many warning labels when I was a kid, because people weren't so stupid back then"
However, if you actually stop to think about it, the converse is actually more likely.
"We have so many warning labels now because people back then WERE so stupid."
In my experience, you only need to warn about something after someone has done the thing no-one thought a right minded person would do.
@dadegroot it is like speed limit changes on the roads, or traffic lights at roundabouts which here in the UK often only happen *after* an area has been found to have become a blackspot for collisions or (in the case of roundabouts) the "fair play" traffic flow ideal isn't being achieved and traffic from one particular direction is dominating to the detriment of others..
@dadegroot @clacke @vfrmedia
We have a fair number of them in my town. It's not that ppl don't know the rules - they need to know to pass their driving license. I think it's more they they daydream as they approach the intersection and don't realize who's turn it is and then... 3 other people are cussing at them ;-)
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