Gallery: New Skeleton Traffic Signs Aim to Frighten New Yorkers into Sl...

Would you slow down for a skeleton? The NYC Department of Transportation believes you will. In an effort to slow down city traffic, the DOT is installing new traffic signs that flash skeletons if you’re going above the speed limit. The idea is that the creepy images will scare drivers into hitting the brakes and slowing down. Will it work?

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1 Comment

  1. lazyreader May 17, 2011 at 8:56 am

    This is not the first time indeed. We’ve all seen that scary commercials used for decades for the anti-drug campaign. And studies have proven that the kids don’t listen to this. It’s not to say their not trying.
    and my favorite…

    In the case of the skeletons, It’s really hard to tell given the resolution of lite-brite boards to tell this is a skeleton telling people to slow down.