Gotta Pee? SMS The Door- New Public Toilets System In Finland

 - Feb 4, 2008
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Need to use the restroom while you are on a long drive in Finland? You better have a mobile phone on you!

In order to fight back against vandalism, the Finnish Road Administration has started deploying this January a system which allows travellers to open the doors to roadside toilets only by sending an SMS message to the number given on the door. This is due to the rising number of breakages, arson attempts, and thefts in the buildings housing public conveniences for motorists. The opening of the door costs just the normal SMS rate without any additional charges.