Lepore says his dance moves are planned to send specific directions to drivers to avoid causing confusion at the intersection.
"I do it in such a way that even the people in the cars know what I mean, 'cause every dance move means something to the driver, and I make sure that he knows or she knows what I want them to do," Lepore says.
The dancing is not a distraction and has never caused incredulous drivers to crash, he says.
"I think it would be more of a distraction if I was in a different town and they didn't know I was out there, but most of Providence, they even know me by the sound of my whistle," he said. "It's more of a spectacle where people love to just come down here and see me do it around Christmastime, and they enjoy it ... and I enjoy it."
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