Tag: UK

  • UK Electrical Plug Protections

    UK Electrical Plug Protections

    British 240v/50Hz electricity can injure people, so electrical plugs are designed so that live electrical pins are never exposed. 1. the pins’ position and orientation are such that the plug can only fit one way in the socket 2. the pins are insulated near the plug body so that electric shock is not possible via…

  • Look Which Way When Crossing?

    Look Which Way When Crossing?

    Tourists used to right-hand side driving need some help in London. Instructions are printed right on the asphalt. Not the strongest (most controlling) mistake-proofing there is, but I certainly appreciated it. More images of this: