Road Safety Ad Shows The Awkwardly Funny Way Friends Can Stop Texting And Driving

Although many drivers assume they can handle texting while driving without any harm, the statistics don’t lie. Texting and driving causes nearly 25% of all car accidents and it’s about 6 times more likely to cause an accident than driving intoxicated. How do we get the message out, so people listen and heed the advise to not text and drive?

This PSA from New Zealand Transport Agency takes a different tack than the usual depressing, cautionary tale. Instead, it spreads the message that friends should look out for one another when driving, even if it can get a little awkward!

Share this important message with your friends. And put your passengers first! Drive phone free.

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