Make ad-card nuisances pay

 

I recently spent 15 minutes under the hot sun scraping an advertising card off my windshield.It was not the first time, and I am tired of the ritual. Is anybody else annoyed of having these cards put on your windshield, held tight with a wiper? Then it rains, then comes the sun and the ad is beyond easy removal. And when the cards aren’t plastered to the windshield, they are on the pavement where drivers throw them.

Do the people who advertise this way pay a fee to do this? If the city or county needs money (maybe to support abandoned dogs and cats in the shelter) fines could be collected.

We, the annoyed drivers, could mail in the cards as we collect them — they have the name, address and phone number of the business. Instead of pay by plate, this could be pay by ad card!

Esperanza Alfaro, Miami

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