In London, the transport system is known for its polite announcements, read by slow, posh voices: “Please stand behind the yellow line.” “Mind the gap.” There’s something very British about the whole thing.
Meanwhile in LA, the Metro authority has taken a slightly different approach. It has released a new series of black and yellow animated safety videos themed around, well, the idea that a passing train might literally knock all your limbs off.
The series is titled “Safetyville”, which turns out to be a bit of a misnomer, as most of its participants end up maimed in the most horrific of ways.
In “Present or Pulverised?” someone using their phone gets, well, pulverised by a passing train. Another passenger then steps sadly across their body to board: