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So I'm sure you all have at least one or two of those digital display billboards near where you live, right? They are very useful for the Amber Alerts and important emergency road information. However, when they are not displaying that information they are displaying things like "click it or ticket" or "report drunk drivers" etc. Totally non essential messages, right? Isn't this wasting the money that our state doesn't have? Or am I way off base here?

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PROGENITOR

Asked by PROGENITOR at 5:31 PM on May. 23, 2009 in Politics & Current Events

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  • are they solar powered? If yes, then I don't see the problem. If not, well, maybe they should conserve energy costs - and save those messages for busy times, like a Memorial Day Holiday weekend when people will be traveling more.
    thundernlight

    Answer by thundernlight at 5:45 PM on May. 23, 2009

  • they have those here too but the also advertise shows on the strip and reastraunts
    Mrs.Owen86

    Answer by Mrs.Owen86 at 5:57 PM on May. 23, 2009

  • I don't know how they are powered. I think they are solar. But I don't like when they say dumb stuff on them that isn't imperative for me to look at while driving. It makes traffic suck because people look up instead of at the road.
    kittymommy

    Answer by kittymommy at 6:00 PM on May. 23, 2009

  • I haven't encountered traffic problems from the stock messages, but rather from the Amber alerts and traffic info.
    gdiamante

    Answer by gdiamante at 1:22 AM on May. 25, 2009

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