Look Right! There is a car!
Even after 2 weeks in Australia, I remain confused at traffic crossings- yesterday I cam oh so close to stepping in front of a fast moving bus. The horn blew and there was not even time for the life flash before my eyes (or there are not enough highlights to make a reel).
Sydney has plenty of these curb notes for Americans, supposedly left over from the 2000 Olympics. They probably saved thousands of lives.
And hopefully it is not a political suggestion ;-)