Canada unveils new speed bump: optical illusion of a child | The Upshot Yahoo! News

Oh, this is simply begging for a lawsuit. Imagine being a driver who panics and slams on the brakes, or worse yet hits one of those support pillars! Why, we can even imagine ‘mental anguish’ being added to the list of claims. — PID

(UPSHOT|YAHOO NEWS) — Officials in West Vancouver, Canada, apparently arent satisfied with the driver-slowing properties of traditional speed bumps. On Tuesday, the town unveiled a new way to persuade motorists to ease off the gas pedal in the vicinity of the École Pauline Johnson Elementary School: a 2-D image of a child playing, creating the illusion that the approaching driver will soon blast into a child.

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