AVON, Ind. (WISH) — Police and firefighters in Hendricks Country are making a big push to teach people about something that could make everyone safer. It has to do with a traffic signal that emergency responders say many drivers seem to ignore.
Although they have been installed in Avon and other Hendricks County and central Indiana communities for about a decade, many drivers don’t know what a white light mounted above the traffic signal is for.
The light looks similar to a security light or a light on a bicycle mounted near the traffic signals.
It’s activated by fire, police units on their way to an emergency and its purpose is two-fold.
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