British Anti-Texting While Driving PSA [Video]

Submitted by: Charizzo 8 years ago in

CNN aired this commercial just recently. Warning: It"s pretty graphic so consider this NSFW.
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Male 485
dude....
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Male 31
Fantastically realistic, one of the best shock advertisements I`ve ever seen.

@Fehz, it wouldn`t be a very good ad if she noticed and swerved back into her lane... For it to work well it`d have to be pretty shocking, and I think they pick the right level.

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Male 1
hahahaha female drivers
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Male 81
Looks so real...
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Female 267
eeeew, you hear her neck snap D:
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Male 579
I think they need to have a bus full of small children exploding.. Doesn`t seem like they made it "worst case scenario" enough..
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Male 30
that might actually stop people from doing it
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Male 1
POW! RIGHT IN THE KISSER..
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Male 463
holy sh*t...
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Male 180
Pwned.
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Male 1,053
>>rjmccrthy
Acting (;?
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Male 1,053
Makes me wanna slap those hoes for being such bitches
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Male 197
I`m pretty sure that was on neighbours....
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Male 62
The baby was the best actor of the lot.
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Male 1,370
I understand the "trying to get a message across" thing. But, GOD DAMN. This is pretty gruesome.

But, that aside, who is that bad of a driver to veer off of the road on a straight away? I mean come on. I consider myself an average driver and
even I could avoid that accident.

In addition, yeah the "mommy, daddy wake up." was some of the worst acting I`ve ever seen.

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Male 123
:33, makes me wanna go buy some doritos.
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Male 315
hmm, while I`ll admit the initial accident is totally plausible... why did that secondary accident happen? That car had a looooooooooong gap until it hit, and it was on a straight away. Did the driver see the first accident and yell "Zomg Dog pile! me too!"

That car could easily have taken out his own phone, twittered "I just saw a car accident!", switched to camara mode, and still have time to come to a nice easy stop and take some pictures.

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Male 294
ooh, hear that nice neck snap at :33
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Female 1,403
I don`t want to sound like a bitch but, out of 3 people in the car why did no one notice they were going into the other lane?
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Male 80
wow, pro acting on behalf of the one surviving girl. I know it sounds horrible, but the little girl just saying "mommy, daddy wake up." was a dumb, low blow.
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Male 155
the cell phone wasn`t very good anyway
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Male 72
HAHA THE LITTLE WELSH KIDS PARENTS DIED SO BLOODY FUNNY, CAN`T STOP LAUGHING

DEAD PARENTS LOLOLOL

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Male 330
Remember, lady, if you had just shut off your phone and checked the messages later, youre friends would still be alive and happy right now.And that little girl wouldnt be an orphan.
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Male 395
My school showed this to us.
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Female 82
That`s pretty scary. The little girl, very sad.
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Female 180
I`ve never seen that before today.
I will never text or phone whilst driving.
And, I love Welsh accents
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Female 40
i have to turn over when i see this come on...eesh. WAY too effective. I hope it hits home to the right people.
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Male 7,933
the girl crying "mommy daddy" kinda did it for me
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Male 474
This should be the fate of all texting drivers...

And get off my lawn...

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Male 3
FAIL!
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Male 987
Lol i love these.
After seeing so much death and destruction from -cough- THAT ONE SITE im immune to them.
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Male 1,153
what was the red car doing btw? why did it smash into them on the wrong side of the road?? i dont get it
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Male 1,153
"hick should learn to text faster! KA-POW!"

Thats why predictive texting...saves lives

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Female 434
Well when she was texting she literally never looked at the road. I know from texting and driving experience that you don`t even have to look at the phone except for the quick glance right before you send.
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Male 467
Chick should learn to text faster! KA-POW!
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Male 511
"MisuriX - If my man wasnt TXTING- he could have averted his death Nuff said"

not really as ya said the tire blowed out as he was overtaking...he didnt know it popped until the drater hit him

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Male 2,788

Texting
It kills babies
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Male 43
Compelling. It made me think, wow.


P.S. Heddlu= Welsh Police.

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Male 535
I thought this was an ad for the new Final Destination.

Joking aside, good video.

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Female 1,798
This is one amazing psa---and it really hits home just how dangerous texting while driving is. i started to cry when i saw the baby.
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Female 184
@inkjunkie - we in the UK also have to ask permission. There has been one case where the first aider asked permission, got no response and provided CPR. Victim`s family then tried to sue because the guy was trying to commit suicide and didn`t want first aid help. Courts threw the case out with contempt - the guy couldn`t specify that he didn`t want the help. Had he been able to respond and said "I don`t want help" the first aider would have had to walk away.
We also tap the shoulder in case the person is deaf and unable to respond to verbal prompts.
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Female 299
Have to honestly say that`s the best PSA I`ve seen. Well done Wales.

The only thing is, I couldn`t work out where I know the guy in the blue shirt from. I know he`s in a soap but I can`t work out which one. It`s really annoying me now.

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Male 2,372
iHZOi

Well spotted. I reviewed the video, and you`re right...no blood!

I`m thinking this whole thing was probably staged by the government in an attempt to bring the cellular carriers in line with their tyrannical tax policies.

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Female 3,562
"yep. i`m still going to text and drive. i won`t do it with passengers in my car though."

Like I said to Brown Sugar, I hope some one kills you before you kill some one less worthless than you. You have no right to live if you don`t respect the lives of others.

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Male 506
Proud to be British.
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Male 114
Yeh its actually illegal to text while driving here in the UK, but the amount of drivers I have seen texting is amazing or at least really stupid.
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Male 1,378
someone post a link to the full video please.
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Male 204
@iHZOi: Of course it`s fake! It`s a public service announcement. Didn`t you read the description? Nobody has ever claimed this was real footage. The "special effects provided by..." bit should have tipped you off.

@TKD Master: I realize people are going to continue to do terribly irresponsible things no matter how dangerous they are, but I urge you to reconsider. Maybe you`ll be the only one in critical condition in your car, but what about the passengers in the car(s) you may slam into? Also, you don`t want the tickets. In some states texting while driving is now a felony.

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Male 462
Not as bad as texting whilst landing a plane. Last time I was doing that my friend (who was unaware of my current condition) really wanted to tell me something. Somehow I don`t regret landing first and texting later at all.
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Male 4,593
I love these funny videos!
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Male 4,793
yep. i`m still going to text and drive. i won`t do it with passengers in my car though.
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Male 18
@ amped35

Hell yeah man, that`s how we roll in the UK.

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Male 255
lol`d

and is there REALLY a need for two helis?

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Male 19
drat ME DEAD
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Male 190
I love the sign that says; Tredegar Welcomes Careful Drivers!
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Male 9
I think these are pretty effective here in the UK but now when someone gets a call or a text. they swerve into a lay-by or or a gate space really suddenly, just to answer their phone. -.-`
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Male 697
dragged on a bit..
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Male 137
i was driving the other day when a girl almost drove in to my car, while she was txting!!!! Women drivers are so dangerous, i had to swerve and droped my mobile phone into the coffe i was holding on my lap, it splashed coffee on the the news paper I had resting on the steering wheel and knocked the dohnut i had balancing on my knee under the clutch pedal - i was just greatful i had finished shaving in the rearview mirror.
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Male 992
Great video, I watched it in my car while driving to work today.
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Female 459
*sniffle*

Though sad, we need more things like this, that way self-important idiots will see that it`s not going to matter who has a crush on who if you`re crushed.

*bud-dum, tish*

*crickets*

I`m tired, okay?

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Male 1,178
"wonder why only the steering wheels airbag released there should be four of them." because not all cars have 4 airbags. I think the car was a ford KA (my girlfriend has one) and i think they only have drivers side airbags
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Male 322
Pretty powerful commercial. Bravo.
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Female 182
sorry to hear about your loss ferdyfred
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Male 2,004
wonder why only the steering wheels airbag released there should be four of them.
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Male 137
All I can think is that I know what road that is!! It is on the way to Cwmcarn in South Wales.

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Male 895
brutal
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Female 8,111
Thats what happens if you do not pay attention to what you are doing. Good ad, it would be nice if it made a few people think about their driving. Mobiles should never be used when driving, neither should girls do their mascara or hair ( both of which I have seen) or men shave.
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Male 129
The accident is in part the other driver`s fault. What was he thinking honking the horn instead of swerving to the left?!

Also, in the cut to the collision, one car is stationary, WTF?

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Male 358
"...even if the person has the words "Do not resperate" tattooed..."

Lol`d. It`s resuscitate.

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Male 32
i didnt know the baby was "dead" i thot he was just confused. like the second car wouldnt be able to stop yeah right he would have to b really close for tht to happen and if he was tht close he could move far enough away he could stop other than tht, AWESOME
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Male 32
OMG i loved it!!! i love how the brits take everything to the extreme!! makes a good first episode for a good tv drama loved every minute of it!! i want more!!!that was some movie quality stuff!!
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Female 1,004
I personally think anyone who texts and drives at the same time should have their legs removed. Thumbs too, just to make their texting harder. Every time someone even thinks about doing that while I`m in the car, I take their phone and sit on it until we`re parked somewhere. I can barely stand someone talking on the phone, but texting is just a new level of stupidity.
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Female 185
Texting and driving in stupid as hell! Nothing is so important that it can`t wait for you to stop driving before texting or if it is... then pull over into a gas station and park first.

And in the states, even if the person has the words "Do not resperate" tattooed on their chest, the paramedics are still required to give you medical attention and to keep you alive as long as possible, any way possible. Your unconsciousness automatically gives them permission to work on you.

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Male 606
So she might have basically just killed 7 people via not paying attention? Daaaaamn, bitch, you goin` need thurpy after dis...
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Male 308
"this is stupid"

If you don`t like it keep it to yourself. This is a serious issue all over the world.

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Male 1,193
this is stupid
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Female 160
Wow...I`m wearing the same exact shirt as her. Weird.

The baby made me cry a little :`(

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Male 432
ink_junkie75
Female, 18-29, Canada
51 Posts Friday, September 04, 2009 9:42:43 PM
Abacab, I don`t know about in the US, but in Canada you actually have to ask permission to give first aid, even if they are obviously unconcious. Silly, I know, but they have every right to refuse medical aid if they want to, otherwise they can charge you with assault.
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Fair enough, but:

A. It`s unlikely someone would sue you for checking his or her pulse without his or her permission.

B. I was mainly talking about the paramedics. Maybe I missed it, but I didn`t see ONE paramedic check anyone`s pulse.

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Female 62
Abacab, I don`t know about in the US, but in Canada you actually have to ask permission to give first aid, even if they are obviously unconcious. Silly, I know, but they have every right to refuse medical aid if they want to, otherwise they can charge you with assault.
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Male 115
buffering...
I`m going to stop trying this one.
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Female 4,376
dude i submitted this like a week and a half ago O_O It is really weird.

I almost got hit by a car just a few days ago cause the 3 girls all had cell phones in their hands and 2 of them were obviously texting. Freaking idiots.

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Male 54
She rolled a 1(Critical Failure)
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Male 12,138
Kids, when you`re driving, concentrate on the driving part. That is all.
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Male 432
Oh, and another thing, they totally had it coming to them for driving on the left side of the road! I mean, seriously, WHO DOES THAT?????


I kid, I kid!!!

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Male 432
As if they would try to talk to the unconscious people before checking their pulses. X-D

Fear-mongering is always required when a tyrannical government has created a generation with no responsibility. *sigh*

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Male 397
car crashes don`t SQUELCH!
>.< bad sound editing department at cnn imo
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Male 931
i just saw the baby unresponsive...yeah. downer on my day
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Female 3,562
brownsugar: "i kno what im doing"

So apparently everyone whose died as a result of texting are just stupid people and you`re better than them? If you were smart in any way, you wouldn`t be texting while driving to begin with.
I don`t really care if you die. I hope you do, you deserve it for being stupid. But chances are you`ll take innocent people down with you, and you don`t have that right just because you`re addicted to texting. I hope some one manages to kill you first before you kill some one who isn`t as worthless as you.

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Female 3,562
At first I thought it was kind of funny when they were getting tossed around in the car, but it was pretty disturbing after that. The violence doesn`t bother me, more just how they acted.
But this kind of accident happens every single day, regardless of texting. You`d think that instead of blaming texting, they`d blame the fact that cars are basically death boxes and you`re an idiot for making something already horribly dangerous even worse.
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Male 1,629
morons are morons txting wont change that
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Female 1,593
When the guy was calling for an ambulance, I was expecting the car to explode.

This was pretty drated up though.

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Male 347
If this doesn`t change the way you think about fiddling around with your phone while driving, you`re a f*cking idiot.

This should be required viewing in all driving schools everywhere.

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Female 157
I think what gets me the most is the part after they first get hit, come to a rest, and then blearily look up in time to see the next car coming to hit them.
And the baby, with the perfect eyelashes, staring unseeing. *shudder*
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Male 181
Ugh, was the baby really necessary? It was gruesome enough.
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Male 4,004
That wasn`t a PSA.

That was a short film with no plot.

And honestly, I would have done it better with nudity and zombies and maybe even some guns.

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Male 306
its sad i`ll prob still txt after watching this...i kno what im doing...but their has been so close calls!!
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Male 62
I approve
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Female 4,447
I know a couple of people who I`ll be sending this to. =|
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Male 18
There were no animals harmed in the making of this film... for the most part...
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Female 30
tldnr
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Female 320
Or cleaned up after one O.o

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Male 308
"I really can`t take this seriously. It`s so over the top and narmy."

You`ve obviously never seen or been in a real accident.

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Male 1,918
:O Well I`m not bored anymore, the little kid always gets me.
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Female 74
Truth is, it happens.

Thats the way all the adverts like that are made over here. Pretty gross.

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Male 4
I loled.
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Female 320
ha, no just super low budget. And allergic. More people complain about losing hair then they do about the accident itself!
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Male 3,014
I really can`t take this seriously. It`s so over the top and narmy.
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Male 13,630
miraclewik - I dont know, you a latex bondage sort?
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Female 335
really? really......?
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Female 320
Geeze,


Why do they get straps with their head chocks and I have to use duct tape?

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Female 71
All because of that little f*cker.
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Male 670
This video is very good. It`s things like these that actually get to you rather than "My father died in a car crash." or "I was in a horrible car accident."
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Female 5
they just showed this in drivers ed a few days ago.
really haunting, but gets the message across
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Male 13,630
MisuriX - If my man wasnt TXTING- he could have averted his death Nuff said
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Female 4,197
"then again I can`t walk and drink a glass of water either."

i cant do that either - i thought i was the only one

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Male 308
" Friday, September 4, 2009 4:46:06 PM
I want to see a little more Tom Jones. "

I want to see you die.

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Male 129
I want to see a little more Tom Jones.
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Male 778
Altaru
Male, 13-17, Eastern US
580 Posts
Friday, September 4, 2009 4:23:20 PM

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I don`t text while driving and I walked away from the video. It`s uncomfortable and it really wouldn`t make me want to stop doing something because its so long, more so it makes me want to get into the accident just to stop the discomfort. a PSA shouldn`t be so long, you loose interest and the point is moot.

I admire the attempt they made at showcasing why you shouldn`t text, it holds a powerful message. But it really didn`t need to be so long. They could have cut out a lot and still gotten the same message accross without using up 4 minutes, but more like 130.. or even 45 seconds. Short. Sweet. And to the point.

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Male 308
"Didn`t they just pass a law on Sept. 1 making it illegal if you`re under the age of 18 to talk on a cellphone and drive? My government teacher was telling us about it."


I don`t think so, there are limitations in some states but no outright bans unfortunately. It should be though considering you`re four times more likely to get in an accident if you`re talking on your cellphone, and that`s just talking. I can`t even imagine what it is for texting..

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Male 1,704
wow!
the lifeless baby .. omg!
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Female 15,763
I can`t even text and like, eat... then again I can`t walk and drink a glass of water either.

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I feel dysfunctional.

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Female 330
@the garuness, i ever were to meet you i would saw your balls off with a rusty saw, and shove them sooo far up your ass you`d wish you dead. kay? this video is serious and a smart ass comment like that is rude
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Male 3,482
"Oh, Madest, 4 minutes is really not that long, if it makes a few people think again about texting whilst driving then i couldn`t care less that you found it boring."

Unfortunately, it`s morons like Madest with REALLY short attention spans that do that stupid crap.

The problem is, it IS long, so the people that actually bother watching it all the way through probably don`t text and drive as is.

The people who walk out to grab a soda, or just fast foreward through this, are the ones likely to do this sh*t.

And the world is cultivating a generation of those morons who will just fast foreward through it on their DVR, or (ironically enough) text until the PSA`s over.

ALSO, I remember there being a controverst over a whole bunch of people thinking this was "too graphic."

Well, f*cktards, you`re not gonna get people to stop doing something with a bunch of bunnies flying out and cuddling them when they do it, now are you?

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Male 221
The clip with the baby was very sad. This is so sad, and powerful! Hopefully this will get people to stop, or not do it at all in the first place.
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Male 511
this was hilarious...sunshine of my love playing while girls get amuled by a car crash, advertisment for the new tom jones film....advertisment for the special effects and teh fact despite hitting her head against every sharp edge on the passenger side, her neck snaps when the car stops.


also if anything the other car was at fault too. that girl was straying across teh road a full 10 secs before he hit her. reaction tme is less tahn a second. he could have easily swerved to avoid her, pulled over and called 999.

and the story of the guy that got mauled by a HGV while on a phone, there was no way he could avoid a 10 ton lorry, who burt a tire from swerving into him and making a pancake outa his ass, even if he was alert and sure as hell not if he wasnt in a supercar...

im sorry for ya loss but dont go blaming the text he sent.

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Female 3
i got my license a month ago and this scares the crap out of me. no more texting and driving.
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Male 931
no dismemberment. disappointed
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Male 3,058
@ Reganom: Right on.

I just don`t understand why ANYONE would text while driving... TALKING on the phone is distracting enough.

Graphic and heart-wrenching, but if it makes someone who texts while they`re behind the wheel think twice, then please give us more of this.

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Female 150
saw this a while ago...

powerful stuff!

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Male 13,630
Bugger knows how the US works mind ya!!
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Male 13,630
TBirdVBall - You drive in the UK and use a phone any way but how, its illegal
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Female 519
When the little boy asked about his mom and dad and they showed the baby..that broke my heart. D:

Related: Didn`t they just pass a law on Sept. 1 making it illegal if you`re under the age of 18 to talk on a cellphone and drive? My government teacher was telling us about it.

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Male 500
Completely true. Mindless self-regarding blonde tarts in Kas, new Beetles with flowers on the dashboard and New Minis. Might as well be wearing a hooded cape and carrying a scythe. Brighton is literally full of them, and they cut you up left, right and centre. Worse than skunked up chavs in souped up Novas (which we also have hundreds of). Avoid unless driving a large articulated truck, in which case "engage".
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Male 905
(,-_- )
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Male 13,630
Reganom - Truth there sir
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Male 480
sweet editing
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Male 505
Imjesus, it doesn`t matter that "Not all texting causes horrifying traffic accidents". The fact of the matter remains, they increase the liklihood of a crash.

Anything that raises awareness about these possibilities in such a effective manner should be respected.

Oh, Madest, 4 minutes is really not that long, if it makes a few people think again about texting whilst driving then i couldn`t care less that you found it boring.

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Male 13,630
TopperHey - You speak truth, along with fiestas, 206`s. 207,s , and Vauxhall Corsa`s
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Male 2,850
"These really piss me off. This incident isn`t just isolated to texting, it could be any traffic accident."

Imjesus, the point of the PSA isn`t to say that texting is the only cause of this kind of accident; why on earth would you think it is, and why would that even be important?

The message is that texting can, and does, lead to this kind of accident, and is one of the easily-avoidable causes. Duh, of COURSE not all texting causes this kind of accident, but it can, and this PSA shows the very real aftermath it can cause.

The point? Showing people that their "harmless" distractions can have very, very serious consequences, very quickly; ten seconds of distraction, followed by a lifetime of agony and regret...at least for the survivors. THAT is the point; that texting while driving is a SERIOUS danger, and shouldn`t be taken lightly.

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Male 1,929
The lesson I`ve learned from this is that all young women who drive Ford Kas are crap, not just the one I know.

And knowing is half the battle.

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Female 308
Well that was depressing. I can`t say I`m totally innocent of texting while driving but I`m pretty sure the longest text I sent was "kk". But, I almost crashed while on my cell, so I will never ever do anything like that again!
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Male 2,850
"This is boring. I would have changed the channel had this come on. 4:15? Who would sit through that?"

Someone without the attention span of a gnat perhaps?

Watching it closely, I can`t figure out the course of events; the third car in the accident, the red one, seems to be driving on the wrong side of the road, and the small blue one seen passing at 0.38 also seems to be driving on the right hand side.

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Male 10,440
Well done British cinematography!
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Female 1,260
This is the kind of shock video they need to convince people not to text while driving - you shouldn`t even talk on your phone unless you use an earbud or speaker phone. It`s illegal here in California.

I still see people using their phones to their ear or texting when they drive - I try to stay away from them.

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Male 13,630
kevinmiller1
Male, 18-29, Western US
4 Posts Friday, September 04, 2009 3:00:50 PM
LOL OMG THIS IS LIK TOTALY GOING ON FACBOCK ONCE I GET OUT FO THE ER!!! LOLZ
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What are you trying to say here, help me out, you got CAPS LOCK VIRUS?

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Female 1,682
Well...that was really depressing D: Good job killing my happy mood PSA. Now i think about dead mommies and daddies and dead babies. Hooray -_-` Least it gets the message across though o.o
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Male 13,630
alimander - please do, a good friend of mine died in a fire ball of a Golf GTi on the M6 just over a year ago, TXTing whilst over taking a HGV, According to to police investigator, a txt was sent from his phone .4 of a second afore he had to brake to avoid the HGV suffering a burst tyre, he got wiped out, when it crushed him against the crash barriers. CCTV and GPS pin pointed his situation, and he never stood a chance, if he wasnt TXTing he would have caught the situation and be here now
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Male 106
LOL OMG THIS IS LIK TOTALY GOING ON FACBOCK ONCE I GET OUT FO THE ER!!! LOLZ
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Male 27
i suggested this thing like a week ago..
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Female 182
See this is why my boyfriend annoys me. No matter who many times I tell him not to text when he`s driving he still does. He`s like I never do it with other people in the car. I`m gonna have to show him this vid.
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Female 118
I cried at the child calling to his mum and dad (+ dead baby).... this is so chilling. What you do on the road affects more than yourself.

But, WTF was with the Tom Jones thing?!

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Male 13,630
Shellie84 - Awwww we cant kill the kid ya know!!!!
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Female 209
wow...that made me cry...its part of why im afraid to drive, you put other peoples lives in your hands...
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Female 4,197
wow, graphic. although im amazed that mummy and daddy were dead but the little girl was totally unhurt O.o
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2,885
at least they had their seat belts on!
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Female 1,412
ya, annoying psa for sure, but i gotta say that people who drive and text piss me off a lot. it really does cause a lot of accidents.
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Male 13,630
Holdy on here, Im from Blighty, and Ive NEVER saw that before, although, if I do see a group of dumb ass blondes in a Ford KA I can only expect this would happen
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Female 77
how come the only survivor is always the person who caused the accident? weak.

my favorite psa was one where the driver was drunk and drove through the garden fence and ran over a little kid who was playing soccer with his sister. because that happens a lot.

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Female 2,289
"it would have been even funnier if the fireman was texting while cranking open the door and accidentally killed someone"

"even funnier"
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It wasn`t funny to begin with

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Male 138
Woah! I hope the cell phone made it.
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Male 96
Imjesus - TEXTING IS THE LEADING CAUSE OF CAR CRASHES. IT OUTWEIGHS DRUNK DRIVING.

Now that I`ve embarassed someone over the internet, I saw this in driver`s ed just last week.

Oh, Imjesus. Let`s see you drive while texting, okay? From what I know you`re in the age range 13-17, so you`re probably 13 and THINK you can text and drive. You can`t. When you go through driver`s ed, you`ll learn.

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Male 147
why the hell was the second red car driving on the wrong side of the road?
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Male 192
lol @ elderban, you must not have had your TV or radio on for at least two weeks now! This is most definitely a British PSA. I heard about this on CNN`s XM channel where all I could heard was the bone-crunching sound and crying. It chilled me then, and even more when I saw the actually video.

"Why won`t mommy and daddy wake up"

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Male 2,855
it would have been even funnier if the fireman was texting while cranking open the door and accidentally killed someone
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Male 122
These really piss me off. This incident isn`t just isolated to texting, it could be any traffic accident. Falling asleep at the wheel, drunk driving, whatever. Just because the cause is texting in the video doesn`t mean texting always causes it, or even does even close to half of the time.

This is the equivalent of those commercials asking for donations to the humane society and showing a beaten dog with puppy eyes staring helplessly at the screen. It might work, but it`s still a crock of poo. Not all dogs are cute. Not all texting causes horrifying traffic accidents.

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Male 462
THAT was a PSA? That was the most morbid piece of information I have ever received. That wasn`t even scare tactics. That was just depressing.
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Male 748
The British make the best driving safety adverts. They are sometimes hard to watch but I`m sure that they`re effective.
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Male 1,442
It seems that little girl in the "Hit me at 60" just wasn`t disturbing enouth.
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Male 390
Not a PSA. This was actually part of a TV show. But, it is making its way around the internets as a PSA.
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Male 23
Tredegar
Welcomes Safe Drivers.

Apparently the crash happened on Highway Ironic.
Couldn`t stop laughing through the whole thing, thanks for the pick me up IAB.

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Female 120
o_o

I`m scared to leave the house now....... :(

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Male 8
Yay :D British Scare Tactics!

I love Living here :D
Also there are some shorter ones around which cover more subjects, really gruesome stuff!

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Female 39
How can you not belive people text while driving? It happens all the time. Even my GRANDPARENTS do it. I`ve seen this video like two times before. I like it, It`s sort of like watching a horror movie in commercial form <3
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Female 2,220
My god, genuinely cried during that.Right from the beginning.

That was an exceptional video, i really thought so.


@Hansbo, I`m afraid they do,yeah. My friend does it and I hate it.I`m gonna show him this video.

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Male 964
i would have found it good and life changing if it wasn`t for the annoying Welsh accent >_<
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Male 901
Do people really text when driving?

That is so stupid I can`t even imagine people doing that. Seriously. It`s like reading a bloody book while driving.

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Female 491
What was with the sound effects? If you`re gonna make them, make them sound real...

And now I`m depressed :(

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Female 4,028
I love the British, they`re so intense with everything. Unlike some places that try to pussify everything.
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Male 4,680
I still can`t figure out what "A LITTLE BIT OF TOM JONES" has to do with a horrific car crash.
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Male 4,807
Poor lil kids.
Damn that texting chick to hell !!
good least she was`nt drunk cause she will just be charged with driving without due care and maybe vehicular manslaughter.
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Male 1,361
"It`s too bad the typical response from dumbass teens will be.."

WOMAN DRIVER!!!, soz, had to.

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Male 31
I`ve done a couple of stupid things tbh. That was definitely a wake up call.
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Male 99
should be compulsory viewing - about time public service type videos were this graphic. fully safe for work and should be shown at work!
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Male 592
chavs... dying i would pay to see that! now thanks to IAB i don`t have to spend a penny :)
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Male 26
I don`t know if I`m just a masochistic jerk or something, but when I saw the inside of the helicopter view I immediately thought of how ironically funny it would be if the pilot started texting. :/

And yeah. This PSA is one of the better ones in terms of showing how real the danger is. I agree that even though it`s graphic, this is something that should definitely be shown in driving school.

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Female 45
wow. speechless
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Male 318
dam i only saw the first part befor
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Male 483
It`s too bad the typical response from dumbass teens will be "oh, well i can drive better than that!"
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Female 491
...Well that worked, never gonna do that EVER. 0_0
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Male 3,425
Wow... Powerful stuff. PSAs aren`t usually that effective, but these new one`s we`re starting to see more of really are. It seems the brutal reality hurts. "Mummy, daddy, wake up", imagine having to tell them they never will... I`m all depressed now.
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Female 4,039
I was wondering why it was taking so long for this to be on IAB - knew it would be. Dead baby 0_0
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Male 1,523
Oh jeeze, that was intense.
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Female 126
oh s*** that`s nuts
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Male 9,305
Jesus.... o_o
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Male 668
Link: British Anti-Texting While Driving PSA [Video] [Rate Link] - CNN aired this commercial just recently. Warning: It`s pretty graphic so consider this NSFW.
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