A former city councilor in New Hampshire is combatting speeding in his own way

Harold Whitehouse drives a “self-established pace car” to slow traffic.

Harold Whitehouse holds up one of his bumper stickers at a recent Parking and Traffic Safety Committee meeting. –Screenshot via YouTube

A former Portsmouth, New Hampshire, city councilor is going the extra mile — literally — to take on speeders.

Harold Whitehouse, now a member of the city’s Parking and Traffic Safety Committee, has made himself the “self-established pace car” in Portsmouth, according to a Seacoastonline.com report. He drives his “little green station wagon” outfitted with an “I am your pace car, I live here” bumper sticker at or just above the speed limit to slow traffic, and takes the long way home.

“Sometime cars back up behind me but that’s OK,” he said.

Whitehouse brought a dozen of the bumper stickers to a recent committee meeting.


Watch Whitehouse discuss his initiative below, and read more at Seacoastonline.com.