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Global Traffic Reporter LOL moment

Postby crs » Tue Apr 02, 2013 9:13 am

I had a good laugh yesterday afternoon when the Global Traffic Reporter's first hit at 5:10pm was to update commuters on the border waits coming north from the the States on Easter Monday. Let's stand back a moment here and think this one through...you're telling commuters who DON'T HAVE A TV IN THEIR CAR that they can expect a very, very long wait at the border to get back home??? :rockon: About the only person who MIGHT benefit from this nugget of information would be viewers watching Global News contemplating an after-dinner border run for cheap gas and cheese....WHICH I'm pretty sure they would have done on Saturday in the absence of any lineup. :violent1:
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Re: Global Traffic Reporter LOL moment

Postby Mike Cleaver » Tue Apr 02, 2013 5:19 pm

Traffic reports on TV are a joke.
By the time you stop watching TV at home, get in the car and head to your destination, 90 per cent of the time the situation will have changed.
A useless waste of time and resources.
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Re: Global Traffic Reporter LOL moment

Postby J Kendrick » Wed Apr 03, 2013 10:26 pm

That's what happens when a TV station contracts out its traffic coverage to something called the "Canadian Television Network"...

Follow the "Corporate site" link in the top left hand corner at http://www.trafficnet.ca/
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