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VW Ad - Texting While Driving

Discussion in 'The Pub' started by DisgruntledDog, Jun 11, 2014.

  1. It shouldn't take Volkswagen to come out and do ads like this.

    With that said, it's a very good ad indeed. New Zealand have really been producing some great road-safety ads as of late. I just wish people didn't have the "it won't happen to me" mentality, as it's probably one of the greatest roadblocks in creating safer conditions.

    I don't know about you guys, but I always turn my phone to airplane mode when I jump in the car. Means I'm not tempted by any ringing/vibration, nor distracted by any notifications.
  2. I usually have my phone in my jeans pocket in the car, so it's not that easy to get at. Thought for the day: If car drivers were required to wear bike gloves while driving, the amount of texting while driving would fall dramatically, no?
  3. I don't. But then again I'm not a self-righteous poof either.

  4. Interesting idea, but I guess it's a bit like P-plates or prescription glasses.
    If people were forced to wear them some will just find a reason not to, whether it was law or not. I don't know if any law is going to drastically change anything, or if attitudes are going to change drastically either. Hard to sway the attitude of society.
  5. And If every guy driving were getting head from a north European blonde the amount of texting while driving would decrease even more. And it's just as useless as your suggestion.
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  6. I wish we could get those fcuking motorbike riders to stop speeding and weaving through traffic.
  7. That may just get me driving a cage again.
  8. only till the money shot then he'd be texting his mates all about it & posting the pics
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  9. Both suggestions are, as you say useless but I like yours a LOT more.
  10. Penalty for texting while driving should be insertion of the device in the offenders anus, sideways.
  11. I think ive seen that on pornhub:wacky:
  12. can you send me a link?
  13. Not sure but I'll see if I can find the original :wacky: