CNN Quotes Jalopnik Commenters In "No Tacos" Road-Sign Hack Story

CNN's Jeanne Moos properly quotes Jalopnik as experts on not hacking road signs in a story today about the "No Latinos, No Tacos" hack. More importantly, they reference the commenter debate over the real meaning of the sign! » 5/26/10 2:00pm 5/26/10 2:00pm

Road Sign Hacked To Say "No Latinos, No Tacos"

Someone in the Miami, Florida area decided to use our instructions for hacking road signs to send the message "No Latinos, No Tacos" instead of warning people about zombies. » 5/25/10 10:30am 5/25/10 10:30am

McDonald's Wants You To Try What?

Either McDonald's is finally admitting where they get their meat from or "Angus" is a harder word to spell than we realized. One more shot below the jump. » 4/08/10 11:00am 4/08/10 11:00am

The Greatest Road Sign Ever

No one knows for sure if this "Attenzione Prostitute" sign in Treviso, Italy is warning motorists or trying to encourage more business for the busty, purse-waving ladies of the night. (Photo Credit: Adam Crowe via Carscoop, Telegraph) » 4/06/10 1:30pm 4/06/10 1:30pm

Hoboken Exit Repurposed As Ryu Combo Guide

A digital graffiti artist modified this I76 freeway sign in Philadelphia with a combo guide for Street Fighter character Ryu's new Hoboken attack. Too bad it's fake, I-76 goes towards boring old Atlantic City. » 3/09/10 11:00am 3/09/10 11:00am

Stop Sign Graffiti Lacks Self Awareness

The bulk of graffiti is just mindless tagging for the sake of tagging and though pretty at times, it's also pretty boring. When graffiti is clever it's far more enjoyable. For example: this stop sign ironically inked. [Infrastructurist] » 3/08/10 12:00pm 3/08/10 12:00pm

Don't Hack Road Signs To Read "Kevin Rudd Sucks"

We've told you over and over again not to hack electronic road signs for comedic purposes, but some Australians have anyway. Apparently they don't find Prime Minister Kevin Rudd's policies too agreeable, leaving the message "Kevin Rudd Sucks." » 2/23/10 9:30am 2/23/10 9:30am

Beware: Sunbeam Imp-Eating Cows Ahead

Rogue milk cows must be a great danger to tiny cars, so beware any bovine suspiciously eyeballing your tiny car and hungrily licking its lips. [Imgur] » 1/04/10 4:30pm 1/04/10 4:30pm

Naked Streets: Why Traffic Signs Don't Make Us Safer

According to some traffic experts, "Nanny State" traffic lights and road signs don't make us safer. Instead, making our streets deliberately "naked" of speed bumps, chicanes and signs will make drivers more cautious. » 10/12/09 1:30pm 10/12/09 1:30pm

Deer Certainly Look Different In Canada

This deer crossing sign, spotted via Google Street View in Vancouver, BC, Canada, doesn't seem quite right. We can't exactly put our finger on it. Everything is spelled correctly, and there aren't any grammar issues, but something big seems off. » 10/08/09 11:00am 10/08/09 11:00am

Sign Hackers At It Again, What's A "F*** Taco?"

We've repeatedly told you not to hack road signs, but you people never listen. Only this time you're professing your love for stuff like a "f**k taco," "b**l sack," and "mudkipz." Whatever those are. » 6/19/09 1:30pm 6/19/09 1:30pm

Newest Hacked Road Sign Warns Of New York's Imminent Demise

We didn't tell you specifically not to hack traffic signs to say "New York Is Dying." Are you going to make us spell out each and every thing you shouldn't be hacking signs to say? » 3/15/09 2:35pm 3/15/09 2:35pm

Washington Department Of Transportation Doesn't Want You Monkeying With…

Washington State's Department of Transportation wants people to stop monkeying with their road signs. Haven't we been telling you this from the start? Press release below. » 2/05/09 6:00pm 2/05/09 6:00pm

AP Tips Hat To Jalopnik On Road Sign Hacking

The "how to hack road signs" story's become a bit of a meme, with Jalopnik sitting at the center of the mainstream-media-maelstrom. We guess being "the authority" explains why the AP called yesterday. [Yahoo, MSN] » 2/05/09 10:00am 2/05/09 10:00am

How To Hack An Electronic Road Sign

DO NOT under any circumstances run around hacking into electronic road signs using the information contained in this step-by-step guide of how to transmit hilarious messages to passing motorists. » 1/28/09 5:00pm 1/28/09 5:00pm

The World's Funniest Street Signs

What were road commissions thinking when they passed some street names? While we've certainly seen some hilarious ones, these are the 32 best street signs in the world. Just to help brighten your day. » 1/06/09 2:30pm 1/06/09 2:30pm

Colorado Road Sign Designers Eschew Spellcheck

The Lookout Mountain exit on I-70 needed a new sign, and the Colorado Department of Transportation obliged... with one that read "Lookout Mountian." Rather than face the embarrassment of such a gaffe, the CDOT covered the sign with a tarp until a new one could be made (cost to taxpayers: $1,000). [] » 3/19/08 3:30pm 3/19/08 3:30pm

Danger! Moose Eats Car?

We're not exactly sure what this sign really means — does it mean we should watch out for some kind of super moose that can destroy cars just by breathing on them? Maybe there's an undead moose with a hole in his head from some moose-hunter that's sniffing around demolished cars sitting on the side of the road looking… » 12/14/07 8:45am 12/14/07 8:45am