Bleeding billboards remind motorists to drive safely

08.21 | 7 July 2009 |

A bleeding billboard in New Zealand is being used to remind motorists to drive carefully during the rainy season.

The poster features portraits of children that bleed from the eyebrows, nose, ears and mouth when it rains.

The effect transforms fresh-faces into car crash victims above the strap line: ‘Rain changes everything. Please drive to the conditions’. When the sun shines they return to normal.

Paparuka District Council claims that since they went up over Easter – traditionally the worst time for fatalities because of the holiday rush and first heavy rains after summer – nobody has died.

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