Over in Ireland they’re willing to break your heart to convince you to drive safe. It’s hard not to get a bit choked up on this one. Definitely not one of those cheesy crash PSAs; this one has a compelling… Continue Reading
Read this before watching: In this video you’ll see some people making a gesture with their pinky fingers. For the typical Northwest Washington resident, that gesture doesn’t have much meaning. But in Australia, where this was broadcast, that’s what you do… Continue Reading
First of all, Helen Mirren is great, even in commercials. Second, I wonder if another actor without the British accent could get away with saying what she said. Finally, right on Helen; we need more voices like you (both the… Continue Reading
I’m not sure if this should be called a PSA or a short documentary, but it asks some great questions on this theme: What should our goal be for traffic fatalities? You’ll probably recognize some of the backgrounds; this one comes to… Continue Reading
The state of Colorado brings us a great PSA about driving high. There are a few things I want to note about this one. To start with, it’s about driving high, but at no point in the entire 30 second… Continue Reading
Okay, this isn’t exactly a PSA, at least not intentionally, but when Ice Cube and Kevin Hart got into the back seat of a car, this little bit of traffic safety wisdom popped out.
I chose to start the PSA Smash Up with this one, because it gets me every time. This PSA conveys a powerful message without the need for a graphic crash scene. I think it works because we can relate to the… Continue Reading