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Speed Trap Nabs Driver Who Suggested It

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Speed Trap Nabs Driver Who Suggested It

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Speed Trap Nabs Driver Who Suggested It

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A Swedish man got tired of drivers speeding through his neighborhood. Henrik Ismarker sent a Twitter message to the Stockholm police asking them to step up enforcement. The next day, according to a local news organization, police were on duty. A cop pulled over a speeding car, and the driver turned out to be the very same guy who had complained.

STEVE INSKEEP, HOST:

Good morning. I'm Steve Inskeep, with a reminder to be careful what you wish for. A Swedish man got tired of drivers speeding through his neighborhood, so Henrik Ismarker sent a Twitter message to the Stockholm police, asking them to step up enforcement. The next day, according to the Swedish news site The Local, police were on duty. A cop pulled over a speeding car, and the driver at the wheel turned out to be Henrik Ismarker, the very same guy who complained. You're listening to MORNING EDITION.

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