Sunday, January 10, 2010

The Wrong Image

Every winter in the North Country people are seriously injured, even die, from the improper operation of snowmobiles. Local media issue warnings about snowmobile safety after tragedy strikes.

When I picked up a weekly newspaper the other day a glossy insert fell out. It was a flyer promoting snowmobiling in Clinton County. After hearing in the news about recent injuries and deaths caused by irresponsible snowmobiling, excessive speed in particular, I noted this image on the flyer's cover:

Gunning it, flying through the air -- that promotes safety, eh?

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