The Utah Department of Transportation has devised a punny way of getting people to talk about road safety and cell phone use while driving - by posting slightly suggestive puns on electronic billboards along the roadway. Welcome to the age of memes and social media, America.
We knew hacking road signs was easy (and illegal), but they changed the control boxes in the latest models and nobody knew to handle those—until now. Here's the manual, so you can warn people of zombies and raptors ahead.
In a project that combines recycling and repurposing, YouthBuild built a fence from old road signs. The signs were cut, sanded, filed and drilled to create pickets and I think the finishing result looks great. Instead of just mirroring the road signs, they were broken apart and combined to create a swarm of color and…
With an unexpected snowfall blanketing much of the East Coast for New Years, someone—either a traffic worker with a sense of humor or an average Joe with a sense of civic duty—reprogrammed this New England traffic sign.
Unless you can do better than this, I think the road sign hacking meme is over. This wins. Sorry, guys. [Boing Boing Gadgets]