Swiss Drivers Get A Guardian Angel

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If you happen to be driving along the roads of Fribourg, Switzerland, you may be in for a heavenly surprise - A beautiful guardian angel either smiling at you from the side, or flapping his wings furiously, if you are driving over the speed limit.

However, this angel has not descended from the heavens, but is a professional actor who has been employed by the police department to encourage safe driving. The actor turned angel patrols the roads 20 hours a week, descending in different parts of the 670sq. mile mountainous region, each day.

Drivers who are fortunate enough to see him, are encouraged to e-mail the police so that their name can be entered into a lottery for a . . . . . free driving lesson!

The police got the idea of placing a real-life angel on the roads, after a few months of television advertising that follows a similar theme. While they don't know how effective the advertisement or the guardian angel has been, they expect to continue this campaign until at least October or even eternally - After all angels are immortal!

sources: uk.autoblog.com, dailymail.co.uk

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  • dn-olm2
    dn-olm2Wednesday, March 11, 2020 at 1:37 pm
    Imagine if this guy arrested you!
    • Silly PillyFriday, March 8, 2019 at 11:05 am
      I don’t get it...
      • smartgirl_101
        smartgirl_101Wednesday, February 27, 2019 at 4:53 pm
        The song from that video. . . LOL, I'm just speechless about it!!!
        • Dat boiiiThursday, February 21, 2019 at 8:24 am
          Lol I live in that area
          • ghghghghghghgMonday, November 23, 2015 at 9:12 am
            what the heck that was the weirdest thing ive ever seen
            • MeFriday, November 7, 2014 at 11:41 am
              lol that's awesome :D
              • angelmjohn
                angelmjohnThursday, March 13, 2014 at 5:14 pm
                Mmmm.....not sure what to say
                • Jason h.Thursday, January 30, 2014 at 2:31 pm
                  I wonder if this "angel", gets paid just as much as a normal cop
                  • Ayoub A.Wednesday, January 29, 2014 at 7:02 pm
                    I feel like this will be really cool to see! But i really don't see how he helps keep the roads safe, or encourages people to drive safer, by driving under the seed limit.
                    • lyndiam
                      lyndiamTuesday, January 28, 2014 at 3:22 pm
                      I wonder if this really helps people with safe driving.I also wonder if people who see the "angle" really try to win the lottery. Also why would they not put these "angles" around the world if it helps with safe driving.