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Published:May 14th, 2011 10:47 EST

Would A Road Sign Depicting A Skeleton Scare You Into Obeying Speed Limit?

By Robert Paul Reyes

"New York City is resorting to images of skeletons to scare drivers into obeying its 30 mph speed limit."


It`s cruel and unusual punishment to force a driver to go 30 mph or less. It`s stressful driving 30 mph, and the only way I can relieve the stress is by exceeding the speed limit.


An image of a skeleton on a road sign might elicit a chuckle, but it won`t persuade me to slow down. Only a more graphic and explicit picture would convince me to obey the speed limit -- like a poster depicting Oprah Winfrey in a police uniform spanking a traffic scofflaw. Now that would scare me straight!

I`m with Sammy Hagar, I Can`t Drive 55, so don`t freakin` expect me to drive 30 mph

Go on & write me up for 125
Post my face, wanted dead or alive
Take my license n` all that jive
I can`t drive 55! Oh No! Uh!

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