Florida woman, in her pajamas, takes on neighborhood speeders


A Florida woman wearing only her pajamas stands outside on her street every morning with a message for drivers — “Slow down.” 

“It's 25 miles an hour,” Pam Bisanti, of Mount Dora, told WKMG. “That's simple. You'll get there eventually.”

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Bisanti has held the sign up now for several days, for 45 minutes at a time, and even pleaded her case to the City Council, WKMG reported. 

“I am not some old gray-haired lady with nothing better to do but watch traffic go by. I work 8 to 10 hours a day,” said Bisanti, according to the Daily Commercial. “Before I start that day, I should be able to sit on my front porch with a cup of coffee without the constant zoom, zoom of cars speeding down the street.”

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The council will conduct a study to look at the speed limits, but it could take up to 90 days. Bisanti wants to see something done before it’s too late.

“The worst thing to me that could happen is that one of these days, I end up calling 911 for one of those children and I'll be running up their street to tell their mother, because I know where they live,” Bisanti told WKMG. “That would just about kill me.”

Read more at WKMG and the Daily Commercial

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