The Case For the “California Roll”

The Case For the “California Roll”

Everyone knows about the “California Roll,” right? Whatever they call it in your neck of the woods, it’s when you roll slowly through a stop sign instead of coming to a complete stop. This author was recently unfairly ticketed by a Redondo Beach, CA Police Officer, who witnessed yours truly perform this very move, on a 50cc Vespa, at about 3 mph.

According to Gary Lauder, Stop and Yield signs are outdated and inefficient, wasting both time and energy. In the video above, taken at this year’s TED conference, Lauder makes his case, and has us totally convinced. Check it out and share your thoughts….

[Source: TED]

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