When the police learned about the stunt, they came to take pictures

 
When the police learned about the stunt, they came to take pictures
After several years with heavy traffic running past his house, most without keeping to the speed limit of 60 km/h, Stig Thorbjørn Rognli Dahlhaug from Senja, Norway, took the matter into his own hands.

The 36-year-old, who has two children of six and two years, could not bear the thought of what might happen if one of the children, who live beside the heavily trafficked road, was to be hit by one of those who drive recklessly fast.

So he went into the garage and made his own "police officer". The household officer was then placed in the driveway - with a vest and binoculars. Then it was just to wait for the effect.

Immediately the speed past the house was reduced.

- The reckless driving has been an issue for years. Many drive over 80 km/h, and especially foreign trucks drive very fast. They do not care about the speed limit at all. But as soon as I placed the "cop" there, something happened, says Rognli Dahlhaug.

Suddenly last Thursday night the traffic went much slower.

- How has the response been?

- Mostly I just received positive feedback. But some have also become angry. The police came by on Friday morning to take pictures of my "policeman", so probably someone had called them.

Then I contacted the sheriff's office and asked if it was illegal. But according to them it was not a traffic hazard. And since it was working well, they asked if I could also make a police car to place by "his" side, ha, ha.

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