Give your opinion to the Texas governor's office on a 55 mile-per-hour speed limit-Fiction!
Call Texas Governor Rick Perry's Office to Give Your Opinion on a 55 mile-per-hour Speed Limit-Fiction!
Summary of eRumor:The message claims that Rick Perry, the governor of Texas, is asking Texans to call his office and let him know what they think about rolling back the maximum speed limit in the state to 55 miles per hour.
This is a hoax. Governor Perry's office has told TruthOrFiction.com that there is no such survey being conducted. although the phone number is one that dials into the governor's office.
Another similar telephone hoax is circulating about an alleged survey by the governor about school prayer. CLICK HERE for the details.
Last updated 6/26/02
A real example of the eRumor as it has appeared on the Internet:
Governor Rick Perry is interested in finding out what Texans think about the speed limit roll back to 55 miles and hour from 70.
Please call Governor Perry’s office (1-800-252-9600) and let them know that you are against the speed limit being changed to 55 miles and hour.
You may have to hold for a minute, but you will speak with a live person.
It is fast and easy. Please pass this on to as many Texans as possible.
PLEASE call today.