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Public Service Announcement

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New Zealand is trying to get its drivers to slow down; with a very pointed public service announcement.

The announcement from the country's transport agency uses simple conversation to remind people how dangerous speeding can be. And it's tugging at the heartstrings and stomping on the brake pedal of people who have seen it. In the spot one driver is shown speeding down an empty road. Another driver, not seeing the first pulls out into the intersection right into the path of the oncoming car. Then time slows down to a stop.  read more »

Speeding up the Economy

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The British government has a cure for the economic slowdown; and it’s in the fast lane.

The British government is looking to jump into the driver’s seat of the global economy. And to help the country get there; officials are suggesting an increase in the speed limit on motorways. Transport secretary Phillip Hammond says the speed limit is fifty years old and out of date. Hammond says with the recent advances in safety and vehicular technology there’s no reason people can’t drive a little faster.  read more »

High Speed Election

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Campaign season is heating up and one candidate is hoping to speed away from the competition.

Nonpartisan candidate for Governor Eugene Disimone is pitching a racy idea to voters in Nevada. To help fix the budget crisis Disimone is suggesting the state tap into the lead footed and charge people who want to speed on freeways.  read more »