Thursday, March 6, 2014

Driver in Manhattan Hits 55 Consecutive Green Lights

Some people just seem to have all the luck. Sometimes, it's actually skill disguised as luck.

The timed system of traffic lights in most of Manhattan are algorithmically designed for maximum driver progress in the most populated city in the United States. YouTube user Tim Burke put the timing to the test by strategically making it through 55 consecutive stop lights without hitting a red.

Through most of it, he barely had to tap his brakes, though the cab in front of him continuously sped up and hit the brakes. Amateur.

Here's the video. it's not exciting, but it's somehow enthralling.

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