The North Carolina DOT sent out a traffic alert on Wednesday blaming an accident on female drivers, rain and Obamacare.
The department later apologized and blamed the alert on a rogue contractor.
CBS Local reported:
The North Carolina Department of Transportation sent out a traffic alert, warning people of female drivers, rain and Obamacare.
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The North Carolina DOT sends out routine alerts to drivers about accidents and road work using email and Twitter messages.
On Wednesday, the NCDOT sent out an alert which reads: “A High severity incident has been Added for I-40 Eastbound in Wake County in Raleigh,” before going on to list the incident as “Vehicle Accident: Women Drivers, Rain, Obama Care.”
The message then advised drivers: “Stay Home.”
Hat Tip Dan Riehl