Loading presentation...

Present Remotely

Send the link below via email or IM


Present to your audience

Start remote presentation

  • Invited audience members will follow you as you navigate and present
  • People invited to a presentation do not need a Prezi account
  • This link expires 10 minutes after you close the presentation
  • A maximum of 30 users can follow your presentation
  • Learn more about this feature in our knowledge base article

Do you really want to delete this prezi?

Neither you, nor the coeditors you shared it with will be able to recover it again.


Traffic Light invention

No description

Krystle Prough

on 19 March 2013

Comments (0)

Please log in to add your comment.

Report abuse

Transcript of Traffic Light invention

John Peake Knight Traffic Lights Award: Facts: Born: Died: Married: Member of: Information About the Traffic Light Legion of Honor A sponsor of homeopathy.

A steward of the 1851 Annual Festival aid of the London Homeopathic Hospital.

British Railway engineer. In Nottingham on January 13th, 1828. Margret F. Spier on November 30th, 1865, and had 5 sons. July 23rd, 1886 Management Committee of the London Homeopathic Hospital.

Management Committee of the British Homeopathic Association. The first traffic light was a revolving gas powered lantern with a red and green light.

1912 was the first time electric traffic lights were used.

The first traffic light was installed on Parliament Square in London in December of 1868.

In 1866, a year in which 1,102 people were killed and 1,334 injured on roads in London, John proposed a signaling system based on railway signals. John became superintendent of the South Eastern Railway at age 25 and then traffic manager of the Brighton line by age 40.

He also specialised in designing signalling systems for Britains growing railroad network. (Which he saw no reason why they couldn't be used on the road.)
Full transcript