Pointless Roadsigns


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What is the point of those signs at the entrance to any village or town "Upper Bottomly, please drive carefully through our village". Do drivers actually think 'oh, they've asked so nicely, so I'll not drive like a loon'?

And again, as you leave the village "Thank you for for driving carefully". Does the sign disappear if you've had a crash, or been caught speeding?

Next - those electronic signs that light up if you're exceeding the speed limit. I like them - it's a gentle reminder that you are over the limit and costs you nothing. But what about the ones that say "Slow Down" when you are doing UNDER the speed limit. If you should be going slower then the speed limit should reflect this.

There are enough distractions on our roads, why add to them?
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