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Ohio DOT Warns Kids, Via Hilarious Optimus Prime Rap: Don’t Speed (?!?)

3:57 PM EST on December 16, 2011

Uh, oh. Someone at the Ohio Department of Transportation has been making safety videos under the influence of who knows what.

Check out this cheaply-produced rap video, starring Transformer Optimus Prime, warning kids to ... (drum roll, please) ... drive safely.

Hey, ODOT, speeding is bad. But I have news for you: Kids don't drive! They walk and ride bikes.

Maybe there's a safety message you could provide about safely crossing the street or wearing bike helmets? Or does that violate your policy of only officially acknowledging car transportation?

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