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: Napa Valley Grape Growers Say Dry Year Survivable But Fear Prolonged Drought
“I’m not lying. This sign really says it,” the driver was heard saying in the video.READ MORE: Red Flag Warning Now in Effect for North and East Bay Hills Through Weekend
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: Fatal Rollover Crash Closes Portion of Highway 101 in San Jose Friday Night
In 2014, a traffic sign in San Francisco was changed to read “Godzilla Attack!” warning drivers to turn around.