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. Now a Popeyes fast food restaurant on Google Maps.

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Entry from April 27, 2017
“The driver is safer when the roads are dry. The roads are safer when the driver is dry”

"The driver is safer when the roads are dry; the roads are safer when the driver is dry” is a saying that has been printed on many images. “The driver feels safer when the roads are dry and the roads are safer when the driver is dry” was printed in a 1945 newspaper.


6 January 1045, Pottstown (PA) Mercury, pg. 6, col. 1 ad:
“The driver feels safer when the roads are dry and the roads are safer when the driver is dry.”
CHURCH OF THE NAZARENE
ROYERSFORD

18 March 1948, Belleville (KS) Telescope, pg. 11, col. 6 ad:
The DRIVER is safer
When the ROADS are
DRY
The ROADS are safer
When the DRIVER is
DRY
Republic County W.C.T.U.

12 November 1948, The Daily Journal-Gazette and Commercial-Star (Mattoon, IL), pg. 8, col. 1:
“The driver is safer when the roads are dry; the roads are safer when the driver is dry.”—Denver Post

7 January 1949, Evansville (IN) Courier, “Paragraphy” by Jroy, pg. 10, col. 2:
The driver is safer when the roads are dry and the roads are safer when the driver is dry.

7 December 1951, Chicago (IL) Daily Tribune, “Good Morning,” pt. 3, pg. 1, col. 7:
The driver is safer when the roads are dry; the roads are safer when the driver is dry.
-- SANTA FE MAGAZINE

16 May 1954, New York (NY) Times, “Stop, Look And Live: Signs you might meet on Sunday drives” by Dunwoodie Hall, Jr., Magazine sec., pg. 57, col. 2:
On Route 24, outside Topeka:
The driver is safer when the roads are dry. The roads are safer when the driver is dry.

Google Books
The New American Speech
By Wilhelmina Genevava Hedde, William Norwood Brigance and Victor Morgan Powell
Philadelphia, PA: Lippincott
1963
Pg. 128:
The driver is safer when the roads are dry; the roads are safer when the driver is dry.

Google Books
Pebbles Of Wit And Wisdom
By N. S. Isaac
New Delhi: Param Offsetters
2009
Pg. ?:
The driver is safer when the roads are dry; the roads are safer when the driver is dry.

Twitter
Mary Kilberg‏
@Mary_Contrary
The driver is safer when the roads are dry. The roads are safer when the driver is dry.
6:51 PM - 10 Sep 2009

Twitter
Scotty V. Casper‏
@pulpe
The driver is safer when the roads are dry, and the roads are safer when the driver is dry.--author unknown
7:22 PM - 3 Oct 2009

Facebook
BeDriven
June 30, 2016 ·
“The driver is safer when the roads are dry; the roads are safer when the driver is dry.”
http://www.bedriven.com/…/85-driving-safely-quotes-by-bedri…
#DrivingSafely #Driving #Safety #Quotes #BeDriven #Boston #Transportation #Services

Twitter
City of Toronto‏
@TorontoComms
The driver is safer when the roads are dry; the roads are safer when the driver is dry #ArriveAlive #HappyNewYear #DontDrinkAndDrive
9:40 AM - 31 Dec 2016

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CityTransportation • Thursday, April 27, 2017 • Permalink