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VW Ad - Texting While Driving

Discussion in 'The Pub' at netrider.net.au started by DisgruntledDog, Jun 11, 2014.

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  2. 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.
     
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  3. 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?
     
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  4. I don't. But then again I'm not a self-righteous poof either.
     
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  5. 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.
     
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  6. 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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  7. I wish we could get those fcuking motorbike riders to stop speeding and weaving through traffic.
     
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  8. That may just get me driving a cage again.
     
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  9. only till the money shot then he'd be texting his mates all about it & posting the pics
     
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  10. Both suggestions are, as you say useless but I like yours a LOT more.
     
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  11. Penalty for texting while driving should be insertion of the device in the offenders anus, sideways.
     
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  12. I think ive seen that on pornhub:wacky:
     
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  13. can you send me a link?
     
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  14. Not sure but I'll see if I can find the original :wacky:
     
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