Cat Eyes For Roads

Cats Eyes On Motoway

Poll ended at 08 Jan 2016 12:20

Yes
27
87%
No
2
6%
Maybe
2
6%
 
Total votes: 31

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Re: Cat Eyes For Roads

#11 Post by Axel Slingerland » 17 Dec 2015 20:49

California has them on most non-state or federal roads, and every state or federal highway or freeway. But with very few exceptions, most other US states don't have them.

Here is a collection of mods of various different ones to add to the crash barriers the game (no roadway reflectors), but they don't really work very well because they're just images. (At least on lower graphics settings such as those I use.) If they were models with flares they would most likely work much better. Even so, I added the yellow stripe one to my game and I like them. These mods are for 1.5.2, but they still work for me in 1.20.
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Re: Cat Eyes For Roads

#12 Post by ETL - Founder Jamo » 17 Dec 2015 22:16

well all sort of cat eys really i think it would be a nice thing to have

also sorry for late reply guys

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#13 Post by ScaniaLAD1993 » 18 Dec 2015 01:12

Little bit of knowledge on the inventor of the cats Eyes, They were invented by a bloke called percy shaw, who is not only English but from my local town, Wiki Link: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Percy_Shaw
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Re: Cat Eyes For Roads

#14 Post by danbywinby » 18 Dec 2015 18:14

Cats eyes in the game would be amazing.

And how about an option for uk only or all over Europe?
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#15 Post by Baja_002 » 18 Dec 2015 18:44

Only on guardrails in Croatia and on road crossings for pedestrians. Would be a nice addon (unless it would cause too much FPS drops)

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#16 Post by Chop » 30 Dec 2015 13:18

Is there a mod that adds this to the game

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Re: Cat Eyes For Roads

#17 Post by Ya kuan » 11 Jan 2016 02:26

Cat eyes already had practiced in R.O.C map (0.14)

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#18 Post by Mohegan13 » 11 Jan 2016 07:46

Apparently they are looking into alternatives in the UK as Cats Eyes don't last very long so they are simply not cost effective.
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Re: Cat Eyes For Roads

#19 Post by Axel Slingerland » 11 Jan 2016 17:40

The bosses at CalTrans (the California Dept. of Transportation) used to think the same thing. Then someone came up with the idea of recessing them a bit in the pavement, and problem solved. They don't wear out nearly as fast if tires don't run over them as much. Using this method, the pavement has to wear down before the reflector is touched by the tires. They are still prone to wear from the weather, but that happens whether they are recessed or not.

California also uses non-reflective "Bott's Dots" in place of solid and intermittent stripes (yellow and white) as lane dividers and "paint barriers" on many state and federal highways.
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#20 Post by Bandit & The Snowman » 13 Jan 2016 16:03

In many if not most European countries there are no cateyes but guide posts (delineators) with retro-reflective elements along the roadside. While they are in the game, the reflectors are nothing but white areas without any particular reflection, and on one side only. I'd rather see those reflectors introduced first... wonder why cateyes are so popular if they don't exist much in Europe :)

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