Advocates for Illegal
( Speeding and Aggressive Driving)
ads that emphasize speed, from a young woman driving down a country road
to visit her grandparents so fast that objects are sucked into the wind
of her path, to the many ads that demonstrate the car operating at such
high speeds that all background scenes are blurred, with such slogans
as " No One Will Notice The Baby Seat" accompaning these sick cartoons.
Automobile crashes are the leading cause of death for children and young
adults age 5 to 32 in the United States. Wake Up and Drive
is their mantra. Wake Up and Boycot Mitsubishi.
Mazda "Make Your Move" and
Both TV commercials emphasize
the speed the vehicles are capable of by simulating excessive
speed with the magic of film, and through the presentation of
civilian vehicles performing slides and maneuvers that would, and
do daily, result in crashes and rollovers that end in death and injury.
The Caddy That Zigs. Just what we need,
more cars zigging, and threatening the lives of others with a speeding,
careening mass of steel.
Becoming the worst offenders.Ads emphasize speed,power, and aggressive driving behavior.
The trend has now escalated
to such an extint that it is impossible to keep track of all the car
companies that are using dangerous driving practices to sell,
or attempt to sell cars and influence driver attitudes.
The logical next step is to sue the car companies that place
these ads. They should be held accountable for any deaths,
injuries, or damage that occur if a person driving one of
their cars has seen one of these dangerous ads, and has
caused a crash or hit a pedestrian. Class action suits
like the ones against the tobacco companies would be