Posted on Thu Aug 23rd, 2012 11:25am PDT
That's one way to get people's attention!
Glee actress Dianna Agron stars in a new "Stop The Texts. Stop the Wrecks" PSA cautioning about the dangers of texting and driving, and clearly the campaign is aiming to shock! Using a scene from the hit FOX show, where Agron's character Quinn is left temporarily paralyzed after being distracted on her cell phone, the message is clear - keep your eyes on the road!
"Five seconds is the average time your eyes are off the road while texting and driving," the blonde beauty warns.
Show creator Ryan Murphy deliberately highlighted the dangers of operating a vehicle while using technology. "We were inspired by Oprah Winfrey's campaign encouraging everyone to sign a pledge not to text and drive, which we all signed when we did her show a few years ago, and we had been looking for an opportunity to tell the story of how a few seconds of carelessness could have a devastating impact on people's lives. We've already heard from thousands of our fans how this story touched them, and we loved the idea of a PSA campaign to keep this important issue front and center," he explained.
We couldn't agree more!
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