22 Apr 2012
A DIFFERENT WAY TO SAY "ATTENTION"
This is not a joke but really happened in the north of France.
For one week, on the radar appeared the message "Fuck you" to drivers each time they exceeded the imposed speed limit.
No one realized it during a whole week. Not even the mayor of the city. And for a good reason: he rides a bicycle ! An employe of the company responsible for the radars, who likes to joke had programmed the radar with this not very polite phrase. As it was in English most of the drivers probably didn't even understand what it meant.
Finally, a local journalist noticed the message while driving by and asked that the text should be withdrawn. Unfortunatelly the company first couldn't manage to erase the text. Therefore, the text left unchanged for a whole week. By now the radar has been reprogrammed. It now displays a message more polite "Attention, too fast".