Highway Don’t Care: Did Tim McGraw, Taylor Swift and Keith Urban Make the Right Decision? [Video]
I saw the video for 'Highway Don't Care' yesterday and was wondering if they missed the chance to really send a much more powerful message.
I understand that it is pretty dramatic as is and that we all like a happy ending, I for one was seriously upset after seeing the movie "The Perfect Storm" only to find that everyone dies. (and if you haven't seen it and had it in your Cue, oops and sorry) No, for those in the crowd saying didn't you read the book, I didn't.
It's almost like our legal system, sometimes it works and sometimes it doesn't. There appear to be more threats than actual follow through on punishments for crimes committed. Or telling your child repetitively they have to eat all of their dinner before they get a brownie and boom, every time you cave and give them a brownie.
My point is, if you are going to go as far as they did in the video of 'Highway Don't Care' (which I think is phenomenal, nonetheless) they maybe should have slammed the point into the ground like they did the car. People text and drive (and do other thing's that distract them from the main event, which is actually driving), they crash and sadly they kill and die because of their own stupid actions like texting. The highway scene is graphic to say the least, but seriously-she lives? Driving while emotional AND texting is not acceptable and in this kind of event, most people would not have lived. So I ask, do you think they made the right decision by keeping her alive? (yes, by the way I know that it is just a video, but if people can live their lives by the results on Maury Povich, surely a video has the power to make one think twice about putting themselves in a similar situation.)
Texting while driving is prohibited in 39 states and the District of Columbia. Cell phone use in general has been banned in 10 and the District of Columbia with 36 states banning cell phone use for novice drivers for the first year of being a licensed driver.