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Photography: Traffic
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Traffic Photographs

All images are copyright Ilan Kelman.

Photos are in the following categories:

A car crashed into the railing along Quai du Mont Blanc at Rue du Mont Blanc with the hood on fire and police running past (2009).

An oops in Geneva (2009).



A burned out truck cab on a highway in Singapore (2013).

An oops in Singapore (2013).



A burned out car in Barbados (1999).

An oops in Barbados (1999).



A smashed car on a slope near Christchurch (2004).

An oops near Christchurch, New Zealand (2004).



A car crash at a Toronto intersection (2016).

An oops in Toronto, Ontario (2016).



Two cars having hit each other on a motorway in Hong Kong (2016).

An oops in Hong Kong (2016).



A car with smashed windows in Sagene, Oslo (2013).

Not doing so well in Oslo, Norway (2013).




Parking



Van parked in front of a 'No parking' sign in Dublin (1997).

Irish obedience in Dublin (1997).



Car parked in front of a 'No parking' sign in Gryllefjord, Norway (2009).

Norwegian obedience in Gryllefjord, Norway (2009).



Van parked in front of a 'No parking' sign in Oslo, Norway (2010).

Norwegian obedience in Oslo, Norway (2010).



Bus parked in front of a 'No parking' sign in Road Town, British Virgin Islands (BVI) (2012).

Bus driver obedience in Road Town, British Virgin Islands (BVI) (2012).



Pavement parking, the solution to narrow streets in Bielefeld, Germany (2012).

Pavement parking, the solution to narrow streets in Bielefeld, Germany (2012).



Pavement parking, the solution to narrow streets in Cambridge, U.K. (2004).

Pavement parking, the solution to narrow streets in Cambridge, U.K. (2004).



But then people get ideas, so adjacent streets ban the practice (Cambridge, U.K., 2004).

But then people get ideas, so adjacent streets ban the practice (Cambridge, U.K., 2004).



A Smart Car backed up into a space between two parallel parked vehicles (Oslo, Norway, 2007).

Perpendicular parking: Smart parking for a Smart Car (Oslo, Norway, 2007).



A sign which reads 'No vehicles on the grass' (Boulder, Colorado, 2007).

So that's why so many people have SUVs! (Boulder, Colorado, 2007).



A sign which reads 'Please reverse your car into the parking space' (Haugesund, Norway, 2009).

As long as you can read the sign in the rear-view mirror (Haugesund, Norway, 2009).



A parked car with its front removed (Malé, Maldives, 2013).

Can't fit? Remove the bonnet (Malé, Maldives, 2013).




Signs
See also
Stop Signs and Other Risk Signs.



A sign on an open gate stating that the gate should be kept closed (London, U.K., 2014).

One out of two (London, U.K., 2014).



Two traffic signs with arrows pointing in opposite directions (Ireland, 1997).

Sorry, which way? (Ireland, 1997).



Two traffic signs with arrows pointing in opposite directions (Barbados, 1999).

Not any more helpful (Barbados, 1999).



Happy face sign (Vík, Iceland, 2001).

Drivers, be happy (Vík, Iceland, 2001).



Upside-down 'Wrong Way' Sign (Boulder, Colorado, 2005).

Self-referential sign? (Boulder, Colorado, 2005).



Danger:  This sign might be shot at (North Island, New Zealand, 2004).

Danger: This sign might be shot at (North Island, New Zealand, 2004).



Caution:  Buses rolling in the hay (North Island, New Zealand, 2004).

Caution: Buses rolling in the hay (North Island, New Zealand, 2004).



Wait for a gap in the traffic before crossing the road (Toronto, Ontario, 2005).

We need to tell peds not to cross when cars are coming? (Toronto, Ontario, 2005).



A sign pointing the way for pedestrians beside a sign forbidding pedestrians in the same direction (Hill Island, Ontario, 2009).

Peds or not? That is the question. (Hill Island, Ontario, 2009).



Progress in society:  We have to plead not to vandalize a camera (London, U.K., 2004).

Progress in society: We have to plead not to vandalize a camera (London, U.K., 2004).




Speed Limits



Speed limit 4.5 mph (near Port Glasgow, Lake Erie, Ontario, 1998).

Be specific (near Port Glasgow, Lake Erie, Ontario, 1998).



Speed limit 14 mph (Boulder, Colorado, 2005).

14 mph one way (above); 12 mph the other way (below)
(Boulder, Colorado, 2005).

Speed limit 12 mph (Boulder, Colorado, 2005).



Speed limit 7 mph (Boulder, Colorado, 2005).

A private 7 mph (Boulder, Colorado, 2005).




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