A plaque remaining from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem.

Above, a 1934 plaque from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem. Discarded as trash in 2006.

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Entry from March 08, 2018
“More time is spent checking a speedometer in a school zone than actually watching schoolchildren”

A driver passing through a school zone spends the most time looking...at the speedometer? “I was paying so much attention to my speedometer in a school zone that I ran over a kid. Sorry bro” was posted on Twitter on September 8, 2011. “I spend more time looking at my speedometer in a school zone, than I do for kids crossing the street” was posted on Twitter on May 3, 2012.

“I am 100% confident that if I ever hit a kid with my car, it will be because I’m staring at my speedometer in a school zone” was posted on Reddit—Shower Thoughts on December 14, 2016. “More time is spent checking your speedometer while going through School Zones than actually watching for wandering schoolchildren” was posted on Reddit—Shower Thoughts on March 8, 2012.


Twitter
Trey Gaylord
@ohyayitstrey
I was paying so much attention to my speedometer in a school zone that I ran over a kid. Sorry bro.
7:32 PM - 8 Sep 2011

Twitter
Will.is.Sol
@Willsolis30
I spend more time looking at my speedometer in a school zone, than I do for kids crossing the street.
5:48 PM - 3 May 2012

Twitter
Ethan Benson
@isthatethan
I spend more time looking at my speedometer in a school zone than I do watching out for children....
4:25 PM - 19 Dec 2012

Twitter
DoucheBagWorshipGuy
@DBagWorshipGuy
I spend more time watching my speedometer in a school zone than actually watching for children in the street. #QuietTimeThoughts #irony
11:21 AM - 24 Sep 2015

Reddit—Shower Thoughts
I am 100% confident that if I ever hit a kid with my car, it will be because I’m staring at my speedometer in a school zone.
submitted December 14, 2016 by Alexthetetrapod

Reddit—Shower Thoughts
More time is spent checking your speedometer while going through School Zones than actually watching for wandering schoolchildren.
submitted March 8, 2018 by hiphopudontstop

Twitter
RandomFun!
@RandomFun_
More time is spent checking your speedometer while going through School Zones than actually watching for wandering schoolchildren.
2:31 PM - 8 Mar 2018

Twitter
Luuk
@fash_luuk
I spend more time checking my speedometer when going through a school zone than actually watching for wandering school children
7:53 AM - 9 Mar 2018

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CityEducation/Schools • Thursday, March 08, 2018 • Permalink