Does the weight of my vehicle matter?
Yes and no. Since the loop wires do not weigh the vehicle, the answer is no. However, the larger the metal mass, the easier it is for the loops magnetic field to be disrupted. The smaller vehicles mass of motorcycles and bicycles makes it very difficult to detect.

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1. What method does the city use to detect vehicles at traffic signals?
2. How does an inductive loop work?
3. Does the weight of my vehicle matter?
4. What has the city done to improve detection of motorcycles and bicycles?
5. What is video detection?
6. How do I report a traffic signal malfunction?