Piel v Dublin United Tramways Company (1896) Ltd

JurisdictionIreland
CourtCircuit Court
Judgment Date01 Jan 1939
(Cir. Ct.),
Piel
and
Dublin United Tramways Co. (1896) Ltd

Road crossing controlled by automatic traffic signals - Signals changing as vehicle crosses - Right to proceed - Duty to keep a look-out.

Where the driver of a vehicle, in seeking to drive across a crossing controlled by automatic traffic signals, enters the crossing with the signal lights in his favour but finds that immediately afterwards they change to "warning" and then, before he has had time to clear the crossing, they change to "stop,"such driver is entitled to continue his course despite the signals being then against him, maintaining, however, a...

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