I think you must be unaware of how many 'liner and lakester get lost out
there. outside the lights, outside the mile markers cruising around looking
for something familiar. RF
----- Original Message -----
Sent: Thursday, November 16, 2006 11:45 AM
Subject: Hazard warning lights...
> In a message dated 11/16/2006 8:06:06 A.M. Mountain Standard Time,
> firstname.lastname@example.org writes:
> We tried it at El Mirage and Bonneville. No one could ever see it as they
> were looking at the tach or the run it's self. A couple came close to
> them and never saw them.
> You were being way too subtle!!!
> How about a very bright laser light that's aimed and deployed from the
> timing tower, When the drivers are "blinded by the light", he will know
> there is a
> problem down course! Kidding.
> Actually, laser lights with disbursers mounted on top of all the mile
> markers could work. They would rotate like Police "gumballs", only MUCH
> Drivers would see them when ever they glanced away from their tacks/GPS'
> looked down course. Also if someone is driving across course, the push
> is going way too far down track before pulling off, an emergency vehicle
> to cross or Glen has to go to the food stand, etc. LOL
> A rotating laser or possibly clusters of bright LED lights could be used
> successfully for signal lights. I'd stick them above all the mile markers
> both sides of the track. This way if a vehicle takes out the mile marker
> would buzz right below the mass of the rotating beacons, saving the lights
> their dental work in the case of a biker.
> I understand the problems of anything along the course that drivers could
> hit. I still feel some sort of safety indicators should be used to make
> sport safer. It would also make the 4 course plan more feasible.
> I know!, we can hang them on a cable stretched down the middle of the
> from start to finish. We'll get JCB's push vehicle to stretch the cable!
> FYI, JCB sponsors National IHRA drags in this country. I love them now!
> Oddly, they didn't use their record disintegrating Liner in the adds, just
> bunch of construction equipment. What's with that? LOL