Tuesday, February 24, 2009

Honking at Green Light Can Be Fatal


Brownsville Herald [Texas]
24 February 2009

Brownsville police warn residents not to take urban myths received through e-mail too seriously.

By Ildefonso Ortiz, The Brownsville Herald

[...] One e-mail that particularly ruffled the student deals with a luxurious sports utility vehicle stopping at a light and not moving forward when the light turns green. When the driver of the vehicle behind doesn't honk, the SUV occupants get out and give the driver $100 for not honking. They further tell the driver that they had made a bet and if the driver had honked they would have killed him. [...]