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Brake for Moose. It could save your life.

Okay, would someone please explain to me why someone would feel the need to put this bumper sticker on their car? Do people really believe there are people out there that would NOT brake for moose? I mean, what’s the alternative? Step on the gas and see how much damage it can do to your vehicle? Not to mention that you just might not survive a moose crashing through your windshield so you could actually see just how much damage was done. Please, enlighten me.

(I had a really bad day today and am in serious need of the upcoming – but not soon enough – vacation so maybe this just rubbed me the wrong way today, but seriously.)

Published in:Uncategorized |on May 14th, 2008 |2 Comments »

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2 Responses to “Brake for Moose. It could save your life.”

  1. Ben Says:

    Yeah. I wonder about bumper stickers like that. I am constantly seeing the “Motorcycles are everywhere” bumper sticker and I wonder what I am supposed to do with that information. Try even harder not to run over motorcycles?

    On the other hand, I’ve seen a few people text messaging while they drive lately, and they might be the people who need to learn about moose and motorcycles and all those other reasons to keep your eyes on the road.

  2. Randy Says:

    Well, given the fact that moose are not predictable (read: not overly smart) creatures, some folks tend to simply whiz on by at highway speeds without really considering the laws of Physics when a 3000 lb. car going 65-70 mph comes into contact with a 1800 bull capable of reaching 30 mph. Being from NH, I can safely say that the bumper stickers are primarily for the edification of flatlanders such as yourselves who really don’t respect the fact that something that large WILL total all but the very largest of vehicles. Bottom line, it’s just one more reminder for drivers to pay attention–to EVERYTHING.