The Los Angeles City council today unanimously approved a resolution opposing a state plan to sell advertising on freeway “amber alert” message boards. The resolution was sponsored by council president Eric Garcetti, who said that concerns that the ads would distract motorists and constitute a safety hazard outweighed the state’s need for the revenue the ads would generate.
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