Monday, July 24, 2006

A Fast One

Posted on Mon, Jul 24, 2006 at 4:00 AM

Now making the rounds again is an email hoax with the heading “Memphis' 30-day speeding ticket frenzy,” detailing a 30-day ticket-writing operation by Tennessee State troopers, starting July 31st. The missive goes on to state that exceeding the speed limit 5 miles per hour will be grounds for a ticket and that troopers have been directed to issue a ticket every 10 minutes.

According to Snopes.com, this email hoax started in New Jersey in May 2005.

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