Le Tour has Commenced

Plain trees close to the road in France

Trees close to road!

Le Tour has commenced as one may expect to see images of cyclists buried amongst the plain trees. (No mention of ‘trees close to road’. Clearly there has been no influence from the Victorian Road Authority (VIC ROADS) here!)

I believe these plain trees aligned as such were responsible for the discovery of the ‘strobe effect’, the flashing light causing epileptic fits in susceptible individuals. This discovery was due to a certain road leading into Paris that had perfectly aligned plain trees, seeming to have a higher than mean accident rate. Researchers linked the even spacing of the trees, and the on/off effect on the daylight to epilepsy.

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