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Why do they put Braille on the number pads of drive-through bank machines?

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Asked by Anonymous at 3:18 PM on Mar. 27, 2009 in Just for Fun

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  • So blind drivers can withdrawl their money, DUH!!!


    Answer by Anonymous at 3:21 PM on Mar. 27, 2009

  • LOL!!

    Answer by Anonymous at 3:22 PM on Mar. 27, 2009

  • ha ha !!!

    Answer by mrssundin at 3:27 PM on Mar. 27, 2009

  • They seem really stupid but my Dad asked in the bank once and was told it is so that if a blind person comes up in a car with someone they can get out and do it themselves instead of telling the driver the PIN. But then comes the question- I thought you are NOT supposed to walk up to the drive up ATM!

    Answer by Anonymous at 3:29 PM on Mar. 27, 2009

  • Whoa. . . deep

    Answer by jennijune_21 at 3:30 PM on Mar. 27, 2009

  • I have always wondered that too!!!

    And why do they put pictures in the braile menus at resturants?

    Answer by SabrinaMBowen at 3:32 PM on Mar. 27, 2009

  • I always assumed it was for blind car passengers. If they sit in the seat behind the driver, they can handle the transaction out their car window.
    and laws say everything has to be Hanidcap Accessible.

    Answer by Kiter at 3:33 PM on Mar. 27, 2009

  • Some people are legally blind but still drive. They can see the lights and different shapes necessary for driving but perhaps not small numbers on the ATM machine. Like someone else said, it is also so they can enter their own pin number without disclosing it to someone else.

    Answer by NovemberLove at 3:35 PM on Mar. 27, 2009

  • I was always told it was because they make the key pads standard. They use the same ones for the drive thrus as the ones in the entrance of the bank

    Answer by tyrelsmom at 3:44 PM on Mar. 27, 2009

  • ...or better why do the talking ATM's have to shout??? There is one ATM that I refuse to go too because they've made it so even the hearing impaired get annoyed. I don't want my whole transaction shouted for everyone to know.

    Answer by Anonymous at 3:45 PM on Mar. 27, 2009

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