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Odd Billboards Give Mexico City Drivers Tips

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Odd Billboards Give Mexico City Drivers Tips

Odd Billboards Give Mexico City Drivers Tips

Odd Billboards Give Mexico City Drivers Tips

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What do Saddam Hussein and Mother Teresa have in common? They're among the famous faces going up on billboards around Mexico City aimed at improving the behavior of its notoriously bad drivers. On one, Saddam Hussein warns: "Don't double-park, you could cause chaos!" On another, Mother Teresa instructs: "For devil's sake, don't give bribes." The citizens' group behind the posters admits they're weird — but they do get drivers' attention.