An ingenious British woman has captured the attention of millions of people for her brilliantly creative method of slowing down speeding traffic.
64-year-old Jean Brooks from Nottingham, UK, stands in her front garden every day using a hairdryer as a fake speed gun, pointing it at cars as they drive by. And, it seems to be working.
Brooks told the BBC that groups of bikers regularly speed down her road. And she’s having absolutely none of it. “It had to stop,” says Brooks.
“I have never seen so many people’s brake lights go on, and all it is is a hairdryer,” Brooks continues.
A BBC video of Brooks in action — filmed after she rang into a local radio show — has gained almost 25 million views on Facebook. Read more…