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Talking urinals offer drink driving warnings

Posted on Saturday, 7 July, 2012 | Comment icon 34 comments | News tip by: skookum

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Special urinals have been installed in several US pubs in an effort to tackle drink driving.

Drivers using the facilities after a night in the pub may be surprised to hear the urinal talking to them in a new campaign to curb incidents of drink driving. "Hey, listen up - that's right, I'm talking to you," the message begins. "Have you had a few drinks, maybe a few too many? Do yourself and everyone else a favour and call a cab."

Anne Readett from the Office of Highway Safety Planning defended the new devices on the basis that they have the potential to save lives. "We put a very serious message in a unique place, with a little humour," she said.

"Drinkers in Michigan would be forgiven for thinking they have had one too many when they hear a urinal talk back at them."

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Comment icon #25 Posted by spud the mackem on 8 July, 2012, 8:19
You get a shock and water the floor, ha ha
Comment icon #26 Posted by spud the mackem on 8 July, 2012, 8:20
The Fly in the loo basin is still the best one..
Comment icon #27 Posted by Beckys_Mom on 8 July, 2012, 14:17
You walk up to the urinal and all it does is laugh... Now that is funny
Comment icon #28 Posted by Ryegrog on 8 July, 2012, 23:22
If they're going to have talking urinals it should have a female voice that says, HELLO BIG BOY, LIKE HANGING AROUND IN JOHNS?
Comment icon #29 Posted by Aliens Exist on 9 July, 2012, 21:06
It states their trying to: "tackle drink driving" what exactly does that mean? LOL, who missed that typo? Damn another drink driving accident, I told you to stop drink driving! I hate drink drivers, and blink drivers, especially dink divers!
Comment icon #30 Posted by Aliens Exist on 9 July, 2012, 21:07
Now that is funny Or once you pull it out, it says, "hey take it out already"
Comment icon #31 Posted by Aliens Exist on 9 July, 2012, 21:10
It should say..........."Hey what's up with that little guy next to those two big nuts"?
Comment icon #32 Posted by Michelle on 9 July, 2012, 21:19
It' so hard to tell nowadays. I sometimes ask for ID. Either you are young enough to have to worry about it or you are an old fart that shouldn't even think about going out with someone that young looking.
Comment icon #33 Posted by CRIPTIC CHAMELEON on 11 July, 2012, 6:24
I was waiting in a pub toilet one time for about 8 big burly blokes to finish peeing and while I was waiting all you could hear were grunts & groans & the sound of p*** splashing in the urinal so i turned to the guy next to me and said in a loud voice I heard a psychiatrist state on the radio that men with little penises p*** loud in public tiolets you could of heard a pin drop. lol
Comment icon #34 Posted by trish1997 on 23 July, 2012, 12:02
LOL. Thats kinda funny but even more stupid...

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