Houston News : TxDOT uses the force and Baby Yoda to get Texas motorists to buckle-up, sparks meme flurry

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Travelers zooming across Texas highways this holiday season are likely to see signs which read, “Baby Yoda uses a car seat, be safe he will,” and  “The rise of safe driver to end the streak.” The streak refers to November 7, 2000 being the last deathless day on roadways in Texas. less
Travelers zooming across Texas highways this holiday season are likely to see signs which read, “Baby Yoda uses a car seat, be safe he will,” and  “The rise of safe driver to end the streak.” The streak refers … more

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Travelers zooming across Texas highways this holiday season are likely to see signs which read, “Baby Yoda uses a car seat, be safe he will,” and  “The rise of safe driver to end the streak.” The streak refers to November 7, 2000 being the last deathless day on roadways in Texas. less
Travelers zooming across Texas highways this holiday season are likely to see signs which read, “Baby Yoda uses a car seat, be safe he will,” and  “The rise of safe driver to end the streak.” The streak refers … more

Photo: OnScene.TV

TxDOT uses the force and Baby Yoda to get Texas motorists to buckle-up, sparks meme flurry

With Star Wars fans abuzz over the release of the latest (and last) episode, “The Rise of Skywalker”,  the Texas Department of Transportation recruited the newest darling of the galaxy to help spread the word about safe travel.

Travelers zooming across Texas highways this holiday season are likely to see signs which read, “Baby Yoda uses a car seat, be safe he will,” and  “The rise of safe driver to end the streak.” The streak refers to November 7, 2000 being the last deathless day on roadways in Texas.

‘Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker’ a sweet goodbye

Even if you haven’t seen a Star Wars movie in a while, you most likely have at lease caught a glimpse of the cuddly green baby featured in “The Mandalorian”.

The highway signs have definitely turned heads, resulting in a quite a few laughs and maybe some eyerolls. In fact some Star Wars fans took to the Twitterverse to share their thoughts on the signage.

Danny Hermosillo is the Digital News Editor for Chron.com | Read him on our breaking news site, Chron.com, and our subscriber site, HoustonChronicle.com | Follow him on Twitter at @Dannyherm1| Email him at [email protected]





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