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Redditors finally figured out that these dots on handrails are actually added to help blind people

Redditors finally figured out that these dots on handrails are actually added to help blind people

A mystery regarding the cheerios like dots on handrails in libraries was finally solved by a Redditor.

Reddit is a fun place to be. From new information to funny memes to solving mysteries, you will find everything on the platform.
Redditors are recently scratching their heads over what these mysterious bumps were on a library handrail, and some of the guesses were truly off the wall!

 

 

We all know how much the keyboard warriors love a mystery.
Internet dwellers suggested everything from calling them rivets, holes made by friction drills, straw holes for rail drinks, urban flutes, and whatnot. The post went viral within a few hours of being posted with users posting all sorts of absurd assumptions.

 

 

However, one of the users finally put an end to our misery and told us that these were actually instructions for blind people to read what floor they were on called the ‘tactile clue.’
Turns out, braille on handrails is not a rare occurrence.

 

 

They are actually quite common in particular in public places such as train stations, tube stations, libraries etc.
Some places also have braille on signs.

This sign was installed upside down so that blind people would be able to read it as their hands passed along the railing above. How convenient. More places should be made accessible like this.

 

 

Moreover, its good to see how more and more people are acting towards making the public places more accessible for everyone. This 14-Year Old Teenager Came Up With A Remarkable Solution To Solve The Blind Spot Problem In Cars.

Article and Image Source: Diply

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