Sunday, December 09, 2007

And we thought the snow was bad...

When I was a traffic reporter, I lived for the days something a bit out of the ordinary would happen. I relished whenever I would see "Moose on the Loose" or "Car on Fire" on my traffic script, and it was like Christmas on the one day I actually got to report a 10-80somethng; "Airplane Landing on Freeway." Particularly snowy days were another story. They basically entailed picking the worst clusters on the freeway, then eventually telling folks to "stay home." But when I saw this picture, I had to laugh because it reminded me of the times I wanting more from my traffic script than "Crash."

Since I'm a news junkie (for many reasons) I found this particularly funny. It's from a station in California, so I'm fairly confident that nothing like this would ever happen in the Land of Zion.

Still, there are apparently worse things to happen to the roads than the current wind, ice and snow we're seeing right now:

3 comments:

Rybu said...

LOL! Thanks for giving me something to laugh about on a Monday!

NinjasOfLoretto said...

OH MY GOD. is that supposed to say evacuating? hilarious! the real question then is, was this just some idiot's mistake...or someone with a really great mind, who had been pondering quitting his shitty job anyway? :)

Holly said...

Rybu: You're welcome. People doing that in the middle of the road= funny. ;)

Kel: Good point. Your line of thinking reminded of Inetta "the Mood setta' Boykin Hinton of WBLX-FM in Alabama, who one day decided to leave her shitty radio job by spontaneously announcing, "I quit this bitch." Have a listen:
http://radio.about.com/b/2006/08/21/how-one-dj-resigned-on-air-i-quit-this-bitch.htm