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Human Halloween Cones Stop Traffic in England

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Human Traffic Cones

These human traffic cones really know how to celebrate Halloween

Halloween is a time for all kinds of shenanigans—and not just in the United States. Over the Halloween weekend in Kingston, England, the police department was called out to deal with some traffic issues—only to discover that the traffic issues were caused by a group of men dressed as traffic cones.

On Sunday morning, the Kingston police shared a Twitter photo of this “very interesting,” as they called it, Halloween call.


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A group of five British men were caught on camera holding up cars as they acted as actual traffic cones might, and blocked the street. “They were just standing in front of the taxi and bus, not letting them get past and taking pictures of themselves,” said witness Dan Theochari to the London Evening Standard. “I didn’t actually see the police I was waiting for a taxi but I saw it and it made me laugh.” Dan is also the wonderful human being we can thank for this terrific picture:


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Needless to say, the Kingston police were called and everyone—even the traffic cones—went on their merry way after receiving a verbal warning to stay off the road.

Some people just know how to do Halloween right. Make sure you catch a glimpse of the traffic cones in the short video below.

VIDEO: Human Traffic Cones Stop Traffic in Kingston, England

News Source: London Evening Standard

  • Caitlin MoranEditor

    A born-and-raised Jersey girl, Caitlin Moran has somehow found herself settled in Edinburgh, Scotland. When she’s not spending her days trying to remember which side of the road to drive on, Caitlin enjoys getting down and nerdy with English. She continues to combine her love of writing with her love of cars for The News Wheel, while also learning more about the European car market—including the fact that the Seat brand is pronounced “se-at” not “seat” as you might think. See more articles by Caitlin.