• Aug 26, 2009
Wales PSA against texting while driving – Click above to watch video

It looks like Wales hired Danny Boyle or Quentin Tarantino to create a PSA to showcase the dangers of texting while driving (it was actually Peter Watkins-Hughes). As these things do, it starts off with a couple of teenagers doing what teenagers do -- in this case, sending text messages from behind the wheel. The accident is cinematic in its graphic detail, trauma, and blood. Just when you think it's over... well, we won't spoil it, but let's just say it ain't short and it ain't pretty. All that's missing are the zombies. Follow the jump to watch the video - but fair warning, it's far more gory than the average PSA. Thanks for the tip, Tim!

[Sources: BBC]



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      • 5 Years Ago
      I like how the guy who hits them after the crash is driving on the wrong side of the road..... and not paying attention to the pretty devastating crash that happened right in front of him.
      • 5 Years Ago
      They need to make the driving tests more stricter.
        • 5 Years Ago
        They need to make English grammar tests more strict too.

        Sorry, I had to.
      • 5 Years Ago
      Texting while driving? Yes it can be dangerous. You know what's more dangerous? Taking your hands off of the wheel and screaming instead of getting back in your damn lane. Also, the passenger had her seatbelt on, so why did she hit the dash?
      • 5 Years Ago
      all this people !!!!!!
      thats noooooot the point .. the US teens tha UK teens ??? WTF is wrong with all of you ??.. are you texting while driving right !!??
      • 5 Years Ago
      Damn. Hard core. Effective. Makes you think.
        • 5 Years Ago
        even though this video was poorly put together and poorly edited IMHO, I still thought it was very sad when it showed the very young baby in the backseat with its eyes wide open, with the paramedic in the backround saying "I can't get a response"....very sad, and I don't even have children.
      • 5 Years Ago
      Got this in a forwarded email from my boss last week. The older people like him get outraged about texting...dont get me wrong, I think its dangerous but it really brings out his age when you hear him talk about texting
      • 5 Years Ago
      that was really shocking, I saw it a couple days ago and I was just startled.
      • 5 Years Ago
      Every student and adult. in america should see this. Nothing in this video is over done. Every sec of it is true to life. Im going to show it to my seven year old when she comes home. So she can tell her mom to stop texting while driving.
      • 5 Years Ago
      I recently came across a blog post in consumer reports about a new free mobile phone application to help combat distracted driving called DriveSafe.ly that reads your texts and emails to you while you are driving.

      It looked pretty interesting so I tried it. I have a BlackBerry and it has really helped me when I’m on the road because it keeps me from texting while driving. It works through my Bluetooth and it can actually send an auto-response to the sender. I’ve had some fun with customizing the auto-response messages. I’m not that technical but it’s easy to use. I recommend people checking out www.DriveSafe.ly
      • 5 Years Ago
      Another accident caused by driving on the wrong side of the road.
        • 5 Years Ago
        I rarely laugh (lol) while reading the internet. Thank you.
      • 5 Years Ago
      Pretty sure you guys already posted this a couple days back.
      • 5 Years Ago
      Hey Rich, talking dirty to Americans won't get you anywhere, but it will get you everywhere with me. What else is wrong?
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