Google Doodle Celebrates 101 Years of ‘Electric Traffic Light’

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NEW DELHI: Google is celebrating 101 years of traffic lights by dedicating its doodle to the day.

The animated doodle shows cars with the letters spelling “G-O-O-G-L-E” halting at a red traffic light and then rushing past it as it turns green.

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While it was an American policeman Lester Wire, in Utah, who first developed an electric traffic light in 1912 and used red-green lights, the American Traffic Signal Company installed a traffic signal system on the corner of East 105th Street and Euclid Avenue in Cleveland, Ohio two years later on 5 August 1914.

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