NAPA (KPIX 5) – A message on a Caltrans sign in the North Bay had drivers doing a double take over the long 4th of July weekend.
A driver in Napa on Sunday night captured video of the lighted message sign displaying “caution asian (sic) drivers” instead of the typical “caution ahead” message.READ MORE: Oakland Police Plan Crackdown On Sideshow Activity This Weekend
“I’m not lying. This sign really says it,” the driver was heard saying in the video.READ MORE: COVID: Santa Clara County Relaxes Outdoor Gathering Rules, Says Red Tier Move May Happen Next Week
Because of the holiday, Caltrans was unable to be reached for comment on a fix.
Message signs have been the target of hackers and pranksters over the years. Last year, a sign in Dixon was changed to read “Free hookers ahead.”MORE NEWS: VIDEO: Woman Dragged By Car In Oakland Chinatown After Having Purse Snatched
In 2014, a traffic sign in San Francisco was changed to read “Godzilla Attack!” warning drivers to turn around.