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Something I made myself, I believe it's 'pretty' easy.

During the night,
on the left I shine white.

During the night,
I shine red on the right.

During the day I'm less visible,
because of the light.

I lead to anger and frustration,
for most of the population.

Humans want to avoid me,
and animals can't have me.

Sometimes I'm reversed,
but only because of choices in the past.

Can you find out what/who/... I am? Enjoy!

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You might be..

A traffic jam

During the night, on the left I shine white.

Cars coming towards you have white headlights.

During the night, I shine red on the right.

Cars going the same way have red taillights.

During the day I'm less visible, because of the light.

The lights of the cars are less visible because of sunlight.

I lead to anger and frustration, for most of the population.

Traffic jams are not very enjoyable for most people.

Humans want to avoid me, and animals can't have me.

Humans try to avoid getting in traffic jams, and animals don't drive cars.

Sometimes I'm reversed, but only because of choices in the past.

In some countries the lights will be mirrored, because they drive on the left. The country where you live is a choice you (or your parents, or theirs, etc.) have made in the past.

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    $\begingroup$ I believe this is the right answer $\endgroup$ – Flying_whale Feb 23 '18 at 10:48
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    $\begingroup$ You sir, are correct :) $\endgroup$ – Decypher Feb 23 '18 at 10:53
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Are you

Reflective pavement markers? Example white and red one

During the night, on the left I shine white.

During the night, I shine red on the right.

Many cities use these to demarcate roads when the same road supports both way traffic

During the day I'm less visible, because of the light.

The markers don't shine in daylight

I lead to anger and frustration, for most of the population.

These are only visual separators, and drivers can drive over these causing frustration to the rest of the traffic

Humans want to avoid me, and animals can't have me.

Folks tend to stick to the correct side of the road; animals don't care

Sometimes I'm reversed, but only because of choices in the past.

a) Contractors can mix them up and put them in the wrong order b) different municipalities/countries may use the color in reverse fashion c) left side driving vs right side driving in countries are scenarios in which the colors reverse.

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    $\begingroup$ Very good answer. Just the last point , I think you might be wrong. Clue - England vs France, for example. $\endgroup$ – rhsquared Feb 23 '18 at 9:53
  • $\begingroup$ Nice answer, and nice hint from rhsquared $\endgroup$ – Phylyp Feb 23 '18 at 10:03
  • $\begingroup$ Good answer, but not what I'm looking for. I didn't even know there were red & white xxxxx of that kind! :D $\endgroup$ – Decypher Feb 23 '18 at 10:17

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