Accessible Pedestrian Signals
– APS –
Accessible Pedestrian Signals (APS) are integrated devices that send an audio message to indicate to the pedestrians if they can cross the street safely.
Most commonly used by blind people and low-vision people, Accessible Pedestrian Systems improve road safety and much more!
You will learn in this category all you need to know about their regulations in your country and a set of good practices.
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