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    Thread: INSANE Campaign to Stop Drunk Driving

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      06-09-2013 09:13 PM #1
      Enjoy.



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      06-09-2013 09:19 PM #2
      pretty sure their nights were over then, unless they had a change of pants in the car.

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      06-09-2013 09:21 PM #3
      Well done.

      The US could learn a thing or two about campaigning against drunks. Our campaigns are usually pretty weaksauce. And we have the highest DUI rate in the world. Go figure.
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      06-09-2013 10:16 PM #4
      One campaign after another to stop drunk driving seems to make little to no difference. As much as you might not like it, we need to make automobiles more autonomous. Pretty soon the automatic braking you see featured in many luxury cars will filter down to the mainstream and even entry level cars too.

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      06-09-2013 10:34 PM #5
      As much as you might not like it, we need to make automobiles more autonomous.
      Making cars smarter is gonna fix drinking and driving?

      How about humans acting smarter?

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      06-09-2013 10:44 PM #6
      Quote Originally Posted by Inspector Detector View Post
      One campaign after another to stop drunk driving seems to make little to no difference. As much as you might not like it, we need to make automobiles more autonomous. Pretty soon the automatic braking you see featured in many luxury cars will filter down to the mainstream and even entry level cars too.
      Little to no difference?

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      06-09-2013 11:03 PM #7
      So are cars 38% safer now than 1991? Or is there less drunk driving?

      How does that number correspond with total accidents associated with drunk driving over the same time period?
      shut your mouth. sh sh shut your mouth.

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      06-09-2013 11:05 PM #8


      I would need several drinks after witnessing that.

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      06-09-2013 11:08 PM #9
      Quote Originally Posted by TwoLitreVW View Post
      So are cars 38% safer now than 1991? Or is there less drunk driving?

      How does that number correspond with total accidents associated with drunk driving over the same time period?
      Also, total vehicle miles driven is up 30%..

      “Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness, and many of our people need it sorely on these accounts. Broad, wholesome, charitable views of men and things cannot be acquired by vegetating in one little corner of the earth all one's lifetime.”

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      06-09-2013 11:10 PM #10
      Quote Originally Posted by TwoLitreVW View Post
      So are cars 38% safer now than 1991? Or is there less drunk driving?

      How does that number correspond with total accidents associated with drunk driving over the same time period?
      prob little of a and little of b
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      06-09-2013 11:15 PM #11
      A. holy crap

      B. while i don't advocate driving drunk in the least bit, had i been in their situation at the time of the "demonstration" i'm not sure if i would have paralleled a head being smashed through a bathroom mirror and drunk driving. granted they're at a bar of some sort, and thats what happens when you crash but id be pretty freaked out with no warning or conversation about drunk driving post the head coming through the mirror and thats probably what i would be focused on, not not driving home that night. if anything; and had i been drinking/drunk, i'd definitely think i was being ****ed with. i'd walk out, gather my buddies to check it out, go back to drinking.. or home to change without drunk driving crossing my mind because of it
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      06-09-2013 11:20 PM #12
      A good Lawyer in US of A would have a field day w this.
      Camera in the bathroom,Traumatizing people causing mental and health issues and im sure couple of other things can be added up. You gotta love our legal system.


      We don't need smarter cars, we need bigger penalties. First time offender, 5yr probation and loss of license for 2yrs. 2nd time 5yrs in jail and permanent revoke of the license.
      Lets see how many people will drive drunk TWICE.

      I know a girl who has lost five friends during a two year period to DUI. She has gotten three DUIs since.
      "Your pants too tight,your wheels too bright"

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      06-09-2013 11:26 PM #13
      Quote Originally Posted by TM87 View Post

      We don't need smarter cars, we need bigger penalties. First time offender, 5yr probation and loss of license for 2yrs. 2nd time 5yrs in jail and permanent revoke of the license.
      Lets see how many people will drive drunk TWICE.
      Many DUIs are repeat offenders who already have had their license suspended.
      Maybe we should look at the mental health aspect versus just jail time.
      “Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness, and many of our people need it sorely on these accounts. Broad, wholesome, charitable views of men and things cannot be acquired by vegetating in one little corner of the earth all one's lifetime.”

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      06-09-2013 11:27 PM #14
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      06-09-2013 11:29 PM #15
      Quote Originally Posted by BRealistic View Post
      Many DUIs are repeat offenders who already have had their license suspended.
      Maybe we should look at the mental health aspect versus just jail time.
      It's easier to just throw everyone in jail
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      06-09-2013 11:31 PM #16
      Quote Originally Posted by emmettlodge View Post
      It's easier to just throw everyone in jail
      You can cure idiots, so throw them in jail. When you think about it, they could commit mass murder one night. SInce its repeat offender....
      "Your pants too tight,your wheels too bright"

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      06-09-2013 11:34 PM #17
      Quote Originally Posted by emmettlodge View Post
      It's easier to just throw everyone in jail
      All joke aside... repeat DUI offenders are usually long time alcoholics.
      I lost an old friend a few months ago because he just drank himself in the grave after losing his job (riding unemployment for 18 months- having to go to work was the one thing that kept him from being drunk 24/7).
      The only way to really address the issue is to address the alcoholism.
      “Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness, and many of our people need it sorely on these accounts. Broad, wholesome, charitable views of men and things cannot be acquired by vegetating in one little corner of the earth all one's lifetime.”

    18. 06-10-2013 12:34 AM #18
      Wow, interesting campaign! Also remember that public trans is better around the world. I imagine thats a factor.

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      06-10-2013 12:43 AM #19
      That was more of a prank than an anti-drunk driving campaign.

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      06-10-2013 12:46 AM #20
      Dat kinda scared me. Made me jump a little

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      06-10-2013 01:46 AM #21
      Quote Originally Posted by emmettlodge View Post
      And we have the highest DUI rate in the world. Go figure.
      Damm cops only take bribes from gang members here.

      In CZ, its quite normal to drive after drinking w/o anyone telling you shouldn't unless you are totally incapable. There are much less accidents too somehow.

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      06-10-2013 02:43 AM #22
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      06-10-2013 02:51 AM #23
      Why do posters in this thread assume this is a public stunt, rather than what it is - an ad campaign with paid actors?


      Quote Originally Posted by NathanDetroit View Post
      I would need several drinks after witnessing that.
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      06-10-2013 03:08 AM #24
      Quote Originally Posted by feels_road View Post
      Why do posters in this thread assume this is a public stunt, rather than what it is - an ad campaign with paid actors?




      Exactly. The liability of causing someone with a heart condition to have an attack and die, as one example, would make me think this is an orchestrated stunt. Otherwise it's just asking for trouble. And don't think people in the UK wouldn't sue either if this was "real" and not orchestrated with actors.

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      06-10-2013 07:56 AM #25
      If I was one of those guys in that situation id be suing every person I possible could and Id be the new owner of that bar.

      Assuming of course that it wasn't set up

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