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Puffin Crossing

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Puffin Crossing
Puffin Indicator. - Coppermine - 7904.jpg
Push Button Unit and Puffin Crossing Indicator
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A Puffin Crossing is a type of pedestrian crossing, similar to a Pelican Crossing, controlled by traffic signals. Pedestrians cross the road by pressing a button located at the side of the road, which after a period of time shows traffic on the road a red signal, allowing pedestrians to cross.

Unlike a Pelican Crossing, a puffin crossing uses nearside pedestrian signals.

Some installations since 2020 have a proximity sensor on the underside the unit as well a button to allowing contactless activation of the signals for those who are unable to press the button or want to avoid touching the unit.





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