"Wheelman" by Rory Nestor shows the dangers of texting while driving in an entertaining GTA V-like short film.

"Wheelman" by Rory Nestor shows the dangers of texting while driving in an entertaining GTA V-like short film.

It turns out video games such as Grand Theft Auto can be the source of inspiration for educational videos like "Wheelman" which demonstrates the risks of texting while behind the wheel of a car. The video won a competition organized by the Irish Road Safety Authority in collaboration with the Setana insurance company.

Just looking at the short film you would be inclined to believe this is a promo clip released by Rockstar Games for GTA V since it has all the ingredients you would expect from one of the most popular game franchises of all time. The video goes to show that even a highly-skilled driver (and felon) can have an accident if he resorts to use his smartphone while driving a virtual pseudo Camaro.

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