Distracted driving is a killer. In the US Alone distracted driving kills 8 people everyday not forgetting the 1,161 who are injured as victims of a distracted driver. However it has been observed that adults tend to be a bit more alert and cautious when children are present in a car. This is when they are most likely to avoid taking phone calls and keeping their eye on the road instead.
A gripping Ad b y AT & T titled “The Unseen’ will make your hair stand on end when you see what happens when a dad drives a weird kid home. It will shock you into awareness of the horrors of distracted driving.
1 A father drives his teenage daughters to a pool
The video shows a loving father dropping off his teenage daughter and her friends to the town swimming pool. The road seems a highway and the car is full of the banter, laughing and giggling of the little girls, but that doesn’t seem to distract the father. He seems to be focused on driving.
Meanwhile at home, his wife notices that they have left the yard door open and as a result their dog has wandered off. She calls dad but he just doesn’t answer the phone. After he drops the girls off, he drives away when the call comes again. This time he pulls over and answers the call. After the conversation he resumes driving when he gets the shock of his life.