In Ancient Egypt they were seen at the entrances to a temple.
So glad we have that pylon there or else the roof would collapse for sure!
If we consider an observational reference frame at the posted speed limit, these motorists traveling at the posted speed limit are effectively stationary.
On larger roads, these "pylons" can be easily navigated around by any real drivers (motorists that travel safely while well above the posted speed limit).
Drivers, and pylons.
Audience beats Player 1 with a fury of charlie horses, elbows to the head, teet squeezes, or any other physical affliction of pain that does not involve punching them out/in the face.