Death Race 2010
From the people who probably brought you the formerly ubiquitous (although we saw one yesterday) “Baby on Board” signs:
West Vancouver officials will roll out a new way to keep drivers alert and slow them down: a little girl speed bump. A trompe-l’œil, the apparently 3D girl located near the École Pauline Johnson Elementary School is actually a 2D pavement painting, similar to the one shown here.
Nice idea, we guess, but here’s the problem: Once the novelty wears off, running over kids is going to become a familiar experience. You’ll just keep driving as usual until thumpthumpthumpthump…