Transportation

Posted: April 09, 2017

'Messages From Mom' on freeway signs aim to curb distracted driving

Oregon Department of Transportation
"Messages From Mom" are lighting up Oregon's freeway signs.

By Michelle Ewing, Cox Media Group National Content Desk

MEDFORD, Ore. —

Drivers, beware: Mom's watching.

According to KTVL, Oregon's freeway signs are lighting up with mom-inspired advice under a state Department of Transportation campaign to put the brakes on distracted driving.

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The project, dubbed "Messages From Mom," includes missives such as, "Drop the phone because I said so, that's why" and "Put the phone away, I'm going to count to 3."

Drivers traveling on Interstate 5 in the southern part of the state will see the messages through the end of the month.

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