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It's likely due to cost. Here's a photo of my Jeep Grand Cherokee Overland Summit. Both windows have the auto feature.


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I believe that the implicitness comes from the assumption that you know you're on the correct lane while entering the roundabout. Then, when exiting, the correct lane is suggested by the shape of the junction, so at that point, you shouldn't even see those signs.


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Here is what goes through my mind when I see those shark teeth on the road... Am I going the wrong way? Is this against the flow of traffic? Will those things pop my tires? In any case, driving into arrows that are pointing at you is jarring and can make you think twice and proceed with caution. That is exactly the goal here to make drivers more alert ...


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It's a cultural difference for a stop sign, in Europe and many countries in Asia and South America (and for what I saw, some parts of Noth America), it's a clear reference and everybody knows what it means. From a significance meaning, it's supposed to be a path that opens to give way (in Europe is popularly known as "a knife that will damage your tires" ...


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The "shark-tooth" yield lines are not arrows that point you in a direction. They are a line of yield signs - also known as a yield line. In Europe this is a standard and all drivers are familiar with this. At roundabouts these yield lines are often used in combination with a roundabout sign. The roundabout sign uses arrows to indicate in wich direction ...


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Sometimes bad design is just what it seems The triangular yield indicators here are called yield lines (see Wikipedia, DOT specifications and this article on when and how they can be used) and their appearance in a single-car lane is probably the result of bad design. They are intended to mark a position on the road where drivers should yield to other ...


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On average it takes roughly 12 seconds for an elevator door to close. If it has a sensor, and something interferes, the door will stop and open again. Doors for wheel chair bound patrons usually take a bit longer, maybe 15 seconds to open and close, and open in a sequence so as to keep out the heat of summer, or the cold of winter.


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For most purposes, legibility of the "7" would be enhanced far more by adding a serif to the left side of the crossbar and emphasizing the curve on the downstroke, than by adding a dash through it. There are a few rare situations where adding a dash might improve legibility, but they would generally involve things like markings on elastic surfaces. In such ...


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Answering on if affects the usability, answer is yes. Which part of the usability and it is the perception of usage itself as it does not align with any other day-to-day usage patterns. It increases the cognitive load of the user in thinking how to avoid scratching the card while IN and OUT. Extraordinarily poor experience when it comes to motoring. The ...


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Vartabedian, A. G., published in 1971 that people can recognize isolated words better if all capital letters are used. “The Effects of Letter Size, Case, and Generation Method on CRT Display Search Time.” Human Factors, 14, 511-519, in Wickens. Abstract: The effects of letter size, case, and generation method were studied in a task of searching for ...


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Design of anything in an aircraft is heavily regulated. It is likely their is a viewing distance requirement for the text. That would be translated into an appropriate character height. If you go to mixed case, the height of the smallest lowercase letter would need to be the appropriate character height. This would roughly double the font height of the ...


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Its all about readability in the given space. Given the space to contain all the information is anyways quite low. And using lowercase may become difficult to read. And then , wear and tear of the surface due to handling the phone(over a period of time). As the surface smooths out, lowercase letters will be first to get eroded/faded, making them ...


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For me it seems that the available space is quite small, colors are not optimal for normal reading conditions (gray text -or "dirty white" maybe due to low light or dust- on black background) and lines have just 1 to 3 words. Taking that into account the main goal would be just to get sure the text is readable (just effectively, since the text is very ...


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The only idea that comes to mind is that it might make the phone a little less friendly to the general public. Making it appear too welcoming may invite those who are not flight crew to try and use it. I'm not saying it's a good idea -- there are better ways to make the device's use appear restricted without impeding its usability. It's just the only ...


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Contrary to some of the claims above, NOT ALL modern fridges have reversible doors and those that do often have very poorly executed designs. Here in the UK I have just bought a Hotpoint Fridge Freezer and with my kitchen layout it needed the doors to open the opposite way. I am a keen DIY'er (i've built my own house), but for a novice this would have been a ...



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