Message Monday - I couldn't fasten my seat belt. Then it clicked

6-18 message mondayHere’s to all the dads out there who think they are very punny, and to the families who love them. Enjoy a few of our favorite transportation-related bad dad jokes.








  • Why do chicken coops only have two doors?
    • Because if they had four, they would be chicken sedans!
  • I had a dream last night that I was a muffler.
    • I woke up exhausted!
  • Why couldn't the bike stand up by itself?
    • It was two tired.
  • What's the difference between a poorly dressed man on a tricycle and a well-dressed man on a bicycle?
    •    Attire
  • What happens if frogs park illegally?
    • They get toad.

All joking aside, buckling up is the easiest and most effective thing you can do to reduce serious injuries or death if you’re in a crash. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, seat belts saved nearly 15,000 lives in 2016. But nearly 2,500 more lives could have been saved if everyone had buckled up.

Embrace life, always wear your seat belt:

For 2018, there have been 124 fatalities reported. That’s an increase of nine since last Monday. To see statistics published daily by the Office of Driver Services, go to the daily fatality report at

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