Basic Driving Lesson

This friendly reminder was erected by the Arlington County Police Department just outside Washington, D.C. The article frames it as an example of wasted tax dollars, but it is more likely that the people who program the sign, to warn of traffic jams and other hazards when they occur, just ran out of helpful default slogans. Link -via Arbroath

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Or it could just be hacked; there are plenty of examples. These signs are (usually?) programmed via a cellphone, and apparently many townships leave the passcode as the default, which can be found online.
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The ones you came up with are clever, and might actually make people think. "Not hitting the car in front of you" is a priority that should be instinctual, but must be deeply ingrained before anyone gets behind the wheel.

As soon as my kids were old enough to sit in the front seat, I started "driving lessons" by outlining the priorities of driving a car that they must internalize, in order:
1. Don't hit anything.
2. Don't let anything hit you.
3. Get where you are going.
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