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RSS Video: Grand Theft Auto-style short ends with distracted driving PSA

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<p>Filed under: <a href="http://www.autoblog.com/category/etc/" rel="tag">Etc.</a>, <a href="http://www.autoblog.com/category/safety/" rel="tag">Safety</a>, <a href="http://www.autoblog.com/category/videos/" rel="tag">Videos</a></p><a href="/2013/11/23/grand-theft-auto-distracted-driving-video/#continued"><img data-credit="YouTube" data-mep="35920" src="http://hss-prod.hss.aol.com/hss/storage/adam/fd5f458e68dec9d187f8fc649e3da408/gta-style-distracted-driving-psa.jpg" alt="" /></a><br /><br />Government agencies and private companies alike are trying to get the word out about the dangers of <a href="http://www.autoblog.com/tag/distracted+driving/">distracted driving</a>. While many - including the recent <a href="http://www.autoblog.com/2013/08/09/werner-herzogs-texting-while-driving-video/">mini-movie from Wernor Herzog</a> - involve telling the tales of real lives affected by distracted driving, a recent film competition in Ireland gave us something that looks more like an available mission in <a href="http://www.autoblog.com/tag/grand+theft+auto/"><em>Grand Theft Auto V</em></a>.<br /><br />According to <a href="http://www.roadsafetygb.org.uk/news/3208.html"><em>Road Safety GB</em></a>, the competition was put on by the Irish Road Safety Authority and an insurance company called Setanta, and the winning video, titled "Wheelman," was screened earlier this month at the Cork Film Festival. We don't want to spoil the action for you, but we will say that this submission succeeded in meeting the criteria of being creative without being preachy.<br /><br />Scroll down for the complete animated <a href="/2013/11/23/grand-theft-auto-distracted-driving-video/#continued">video below</a>.<p><a href="http://www.autoblog.com/2013/11/23/grand-theft-auto-distracted-driving-video/" rel="bookmark">Continue reading <em>Grand Theft Auto-style short ends with distracted driving PSA</em></a></p><p style="padding:5px;background:#ddd;border:1px solid #ccc;clear:both;"><a href="http://www.autoblog.com/2013/11/23/grand-theft-auto-distracted-driving-video/">Grand Theft Auto-style short ends with distracted driving PSA</a> originally appeared on <a href="http://www.autoblog.com">Autoblog</a> on Sat, 23 Nov 2013 19:27:00 EST. Please see our <a href="http://www.weblogsinc.com/feed-terms/">terms for use of feeds</a>.</p><h6 style="clear: both; padding: 8px 0 0 0; height: 2px; font-size: 1px; border: 0; margin: 0; padding: 0;"></h6><a href="http://www.autoblog.com/2013/11/23/grand-theft-auto-distracted-driving-video/" rel="bookmark" title="Permanent link to this entry">Permalink</a>&nbsp;|&nbsp;<a href="http://www.autoblog.com/forward/20774407/" title="Send this entry to a friend via email">Email this</a>&nbsp;|&nbsp;<a href="http://www.autoblog.com/2013/11/23/grand-theft-auto-distracted-driving-video/#comments" title="View reader comments on this entry">Comments</a><div class="feedflare">

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