A billboard warns drivers of the dangers of texting while driving – and also encourages them to send a text for more info. Is this billboard real or fake?
The image being circulated contains the following text:
Texting while driving KILLS
For more driving tips, text “SAFETY” to 79191
The image, however, was part of a Cracked.com article entitled 17 Counterproductive Public Service Announcements from 2010. The article was a collection of user-created images portraying ironic PSA’s. Below is the full-sized image, which ranked as #15 on their list.
If you continue through the slideshow, you’ll see the exact same backdrop used for #6 on the list as well:
The image that was created as a joke is being passed off as a real image. If you see someone sharing this image as real, drop a link to this article to set them straight.
Filed under: Hoaxes & Rumors