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Methods for dealing with non-changing traffic lights?
Having tasted my first experience with traffic lights in the South Bay that just won't change with me being the only vehicle and googling on the subject, I wondered what people here have tried and what's been most successful for them. I've heard of magnets, kickstand, rolling back and forth, etc. on the sensors. The intersections where I got stuck at didn't have the obvious markings/cutouts.
As for that day, one intersection, I waited several cycles before another car got into the straight lane next to my straight lane which triggered the light. The other intersection, I just ran the red when there was no cross traffic in either direction; it was a 3 way stop.