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Edinburgh's new trams are officially using a safety message from Father Ted

Down with this sort of thing.
May 15th 2014, 9:30 AM 31,533 32

EDINBURGH IS GETTING a spanking new tram system to bring people around the Scottish capital. (It looks a LOT like the Luas.)

Source: PA Wire/Press Association Images

And during the testing, they’re encouraging people in the city to be extra mindful of trams. With the hashtag #CAREFULNOW.

Sound familiar?

And yes, the tram company has confirmed that the safety message is officially inspired by Father Ted.

The Edinburgh News reported on the message:

Tram bosses hope the catchphrase, from an episode of Channel 4’s Father Ted, will take off on Twitter, helping them get their message out while generating a feelgood factor.

Let’s just hope the tram company are being very choosy about their drivers.

Source: Channel 4

More: The Irish Examiner has the most ‘careful now’ headline of the day>

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