Arizona's first flashing arrows installed in Scottsdale

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SCOTTSDALE -- Drivers in Scottsdale will notice a change at one intersection.

Designed to lessen drivers' confusion
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Arizona's first flashing yellow arrow lights were turned on Tuesday morning.

The lights are designed to tell drivers that left turns are allowed after they yield to oncoming traffic and pedestrians.

The lights were turned on near the Scottsdale airport on Northsight Boulevard at Raintree Drive.

A flashing yellow light will let drivers know to yield before beginning their left.

If a driver misses the blinking yellow light, the next light for drivers turning left is green.

The next intersection to get the blinking yellow lights will be 68th Street and McDowell Road. Other intersections will follow.

It's all an attempt to lessen the confusion and, according to Scottsdale officials, it works nationally.