Speed Trap Nabs Driver Who Suggested It

Apr 6, 2012
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Good morning. I'm Steve Inskeep, with a reminder to be careful what you wish for. A Swedish man got tired of drivers speeding through his neighborhood, so Henrik Ismarker sent a Twitter message to the Stockholm police, asking them to step up enforcement. The next day, according to the Swedish news site The Local, police were on duty. A cop pulled over a speeding car, and the driver at the wheel turned out to be Henrik Ismarker, the very same guy who complained. You're listening to MORNING EDITION. Transcript provided by NPR, Copyright NPR.