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ADOT Encourages Drivers To Submit Quirky Safety Sign Messages

Arizona Department of Transportation/ADOT

You may see some interesting public service announcements on Arizona Department of Transportation digital signs statewide starting the week. ADOT’s annual “Safety Message Contest” is back and you can submit your messages through March 2nd at the website: AZDOT.GOV/Sign Contest.

The contest gives Arizonans the opportunity to see their clever safety message displayed on overhead signs statewide, encouraging drivers to make better decisions behind the wheel.

It’s the fourth time ADOT has held the contest. ADOT sometimes displays quirky traffic safety messages, which often are related to current events and pop culture, as part of an effort to encourage drivers to be safe.

But, comedy aside, it’s a serious effort, as nearly one thousand people were killed on Arizona roads last year.

The rules require the message to relate to traffic safety.  Signs can accommodate 18 characters per line…three lines total.

Phone numbers and hashtags are not allowed and sorry…NO emojis.

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