"Don't drive drunk." That's the message every government, charity and local organization wants to get out during the Fourth of July holiday. It's sound advice, too, even from a potty mouth.

According to The Detroit News, the state of Michigan has bought 400 talking urinal cakes that will remind men that if they've had a few drinks, they shouldn't drive.

"Listen up. That's right, I'm talking to you. Had a few drinks? Maybe a few too many?" the urinal cake says after being activated by a tiny motion sensor in it. "Then do yourself and everyone else a favor: Call a sober friend or a cab. Oh, and don't forget to wash your hands."

The brainchild of the Maryland-based Wizmark, which has broken new ground with its electronic urinal advertising devices, the $21 talking cake is part of a bigger campaign to promote safe holiday driving.

Scroll down to check out the lecturing urinal cake in action.

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    • 1 Second Ago
      • 2 Years Ago
      Now we are literally flushing our tax dollars down the toilet.
      Jonathan Wayne
      • 2 Years Ago
      Michigan.... /facepalm
      Brian D
      • 2 Years Ago
      I can't believe the State of Michigan wasted $8,400 on urinal cakes that some drunk is going to take a leak on when the thing starts chirping. No doubt the average "drunk" persons response to a "nanny" urinal cake will be to piss on it while laughing.
      • 2 Years Ago
      I don't think I'll be able to take a piss with this thing talking to me.
      • 2 Years Ago
      What next? Political ads?? I'm Blankety Blank and I approve this message. Ahhhhh.........
      Ben Wright
      • 2 Years Ago
      what a waste of tax money
        • 2 Years Ago
        @Ben Wright
        Having just taken a road trip through Michigan and seen the ridiculous number of unnecessary road signs that they have, I strongly suspect that this is just a drop in the waste bucket. Ahem. ;-)
      • 2 Years Ago
      Here in boston there's a lot of urinal cakes with Yankees symbols on them.
      • 2 Years Ago
      I can see why the state of Michigan is broke, good grief seriously Michigan!
      • 2 Years Ago
      My problem with this is....lets say your just a normal dude taking a piss and you dont even drink....thats pretty damn annoying while your taking a leak if you ask me...i guess their assuming if you go to the bathroom you must be drunk...haha..so.yeah man i went the stall and had to hear this damn thing while im pissing...pretty retarded if you ask me....lol
      • 2 Years Ago
      Would be more effective if it didn't work unless a high blood alcohol content was detected.
      • 2 Years Ago
      Our tax dollars at work-wasted as usual!
      • 2 Years Ago
      really should have used a voice actor...
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