It’s been a while since I drove through Pennsylvania, but not so long that I’d forget a sign like this:
The executive director of the University Area Joint Authority, which is doing sewer work in the general vicinity of Penn State, suggested that this might actually not be a prank:
It does also have meaning for highway conditions. When it first starts raining, there is that oil sheen on the surface of the road. That is a term used.
Which of course explains why this particular message is so common, since America has lots of roads and, in some areas at least, lots of rain.
I suppose it’s better that drivers should perform this presumably-simple check than engage in dubious behind-the-wheel activities like texting.
(Via The Truth About Cars.)