here's vicki mabrey with the story. >> reporter: this is what disaster looks like, just seconds before it happens. in this car, four, happy, healthy tangers out to have fun, until the driver's attention is diverted by texting. what happens next is frightening, gory, and very realist realistic. >> i think the texting while driving ad is a new way to go, and will be very effective, because it's almost like watching in real time. >> reporter: to media watchers like barbara lippard, this public service announcement being aired by aaa of the carolinas, is one of the most effective of its kind. a gory, throat-grabbing piece of work known as a shock ad. >> i want mommy and daddy to wake up. >> i think teenagers are used to seeing shocking scenes and shocking accidents, and, you know, they want to laugh at it or tune it out. think the brilliance of this ad is that it doesn't stop there. >> reporter: shock ads are supposed to, as your grandmother might say, put the fear of god into you. there's this one, pushing you to cut back on soda that shows a mandariningi drinking fat. and a brutal one ab
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