Forget The Tide Pods: Teens Are Now Jumping Out Of Moving Vehicles For Viral Fame

The National Transportation Safety Board has had to remind drivers not to jump of out moving vehicles and dance to Drake’s new song called “In My Feelings.”

The stupidly of that statement shouldn’t be understated, but this is apparently a growing trend and it forced the NTSB’s Chief of Safety Advocacy to address the issue. Speaking with The Blast, Nicholas Worrell said “Motor vehicle crashes are the leading cause of death in the United States. Hopping out of a moving vehicle or jumping into lanes of traffic to show your dance moves is foolish and dangerous – to you and those around you.”

The warning message comes as a result of the In My Feelings challenge which has been popularized by celebrities such as Will Smith. The challenge is a hit on social media and it has pushed a number of people to attempt dangerous stunts.

While the publication says there haven’t been any reported injuries, as a result of the latest viral sensation, Worrell said “There’s a time and place for everything, but our nation’s highways and roadways are no place for the #InMyFeelings challenge.”

After seeing some of the viral videos posted to social media, it seems doubtful that people haven’t been injured. However, it seems unlikely they would willing admit to jumping out of a moving vehicle and hurting themselves for a few seconds of internet fame. Not only is it stupid and dangerous, but obviously illegal.

Jalopnik notes the NTSB also posted a warning message on Facebook saying “We have some thoughts about the #InMyFeelings challenge. Distraction in any mode is dangerous & can be deadly. Whether you are a driver, pilot, or operator, focus on safely operating your vehicle.”

 

  • Matthew Boyd

    Stupid af, but that last one though…

    • salamOOn

      the last one is the dumbest one….doing this shit on a highway… omfg.

    • Bill Nguyen

      That’s some serious hotness that’s totally wasted with such a dumb mind.. maybe that’s a good thing, I dunno.

      • ace_9

        It is not necessarily the dumbness. They just like how everyone is affected by their appearance and they want more and more attention…

        • Matthew Boyd

          That’s true

        • brn

          She’s dumb for liking that music. The antics are just a side effect.

      • brn

        Bill very eloquently articulated what many of us are thinking.

      • Krisnadi Imam

        as hot as she may be… she is a poison to the gene pool. humans would go extinct in 2-3 generation tops.

        • paulgdeaton

          It is called “natural selection”…

  • Bill Nguyen

    The Worst Generation.

    • Salvitore Marshalinni

      Jackasses!

    • LJ

      Don’t forget who raised them.

      • Bill Nguyen

        (In Shaggy voice) It wasn’t me!

    • Pretty sure every generation of teenagers have acted in stupid and dangerous ways. Nothing really new. Kids will be kids.

      • Bill Nguyen

        In the past, people did dumb shit, sure. But most likely you couldn’t get famous because of it unless you were really crazy. Now, you can get “internet famous” so easily just by being a moron. I think it’s definitely different now man.

        • Andrewthecarguy

          As it was different back then.
          People did dumb stuff at some point in their lives in history, period.
          That we are more aware of it now doesn’t make it any worse.
          my .02

  • Mr. EP9

    Literally no hope for these people whatsoever.

  • TrevP

    I wonder how they get thru life. What part of your brain thinks that jumping out of a moving car is a good idea? smh

  • LJ

    Let them do it. Weed out the gene pool.

  • ace_9

    I might be a little bit of a sociopath, but I would put all narcissistic, egoistic, spoiled, attention seeking, hyperactive and unbelievably stupid people from youtube to one big island far from civilization and let them just… ehm… be there…

    • Because I’m Batman

      God bless you!

  • Honda NSX-R

    The shit people do for likes…

  • LeStori

    Generation loser in action . If they survive and breed we are in trouble.

    • Salvitore Marshalinni

      The ‘virus’ will get us all in the end anyway.

    • Awroo

      You sound bitter. But really, how is it that every single generation shits on the previous one? How have people not learned that every generation does dumb things and the
      “stupid kids” mentality makes no sense?

      • Loquacious Borborygmus

        Silly Awroo

      • Andrewthecarguy

        Let it be 🙂
        People are hypocrites.
        That’s just part of being human.

  • Six Thousand Times

    I’d say natural selection but if someone were to run over one of these stupid brats, it would do a number on that driver’s mind for a long time.

    • Krisnadi Imam

      that guy should have been awarded a medal for public courageousness.

  • karmat

    1:07

  • Hello Moto ✓ᵛᵉʳᶦᶠᶦᵉᵈ

    The teen drivers jumping out of cars should lose their drivers licences. What if the car drives onto the sidewalk and hits a pedestrian if they can’t get back behind the wheel in time?

  • FlameWater

    how is this different from ghost ride the whip?

  • fabri99

    This has been going on for a while now. And while the last one on the highway is crazy dangerous, most of the others are done on private driveways, parking lots or roads with very light traffic, and therefore seem pretty harmless. Plus, it’s actually quite funny to watch people fall off of barely moving cars, and it’s probably safer than eating tide pods. Let kids be kids, will you?

    • ace_9

      I would agree with you, but I have seen quite a lot of videos, when they were not looking and the car did get away or steer and crashed into something. Of course they were not serious accidents, but it shows how narcissistic and stupid these people are.

      • fabri99

        That’s society, narcissistic and stupid. I’m young, so I don’t know what it was like in the 90s and in the 80s, but I’m pretty sure people were doing stupid things back then too. What I’m saying is not that this is a smart thing to do, but that it is just young people being young people… you know, teenagers have always done stupid things and will always do stupid things and it has nothing to do with millennials/gen.Z being the worst generation or the internet/smartphones being the damnation of human kind.

        • ace_9

          Yes, but in the past, the people doing stupid things would have to be seen directly. And since it wasn’t that common to see these things, it wasn’t so widely considered as normal, cool or interesting and there were not so many followers who would otherwise don’t do such things. There is also the effect of numbing down to things that are becoming common. It is required to do more things that are more extreme, stupid or unusual to get or keep the attention of others. Also the attention seeking is now becoming a drug. It is far easier to get approval from thousands of people and boost your ego nowadays. Then there is also the fact that extreme exhibitionism and narcissism is supported by social media and the people with such issues are influencing kids and other more vulnerable people and actually altering their behaviour. It is not normal to record yourself, while focusing mostly on yourself on regular basis. These people sharing their fabricated lives have severe issues, but they are seen as normal nowadays. And that is dangerous. I know I sound like someone born before WW2, but I was a kid in 90s and I know for a fact that children and people were different. Less rude, obnoxious, etc. But it is also true, that it took more time for my country to catch up with the rest of the world after the fall of soviet union…

          • fabri99

            I really don’t see in such a “dramatic” point of view, but I also understand that, being a teenager/young adult, I’m “part of the problem” (more specifically, part of the society that has this problem), and therefore tend to numb it down. I guess only time will tell whether this is just “kids being kids” or a real problem (and how it will affect those who will be adults in the near future).

          • ace_9

            I’m sure there is still a lot of reasonable and normal young people. You also seem to use your brain. So there is hope 🙂 I’m just getting older and starting to find some things that “were better in the old days” 😀

          • fabri99

            😉

          • Loquacious Borborygmus

            Nostalgia ain’t what it used to be.

  • Six_Tymes

    and they are multiplying! its the same generation that went to capital hill in 2008 to protest Ben Affleck playing batman! They tried to get Obama to listen to their protest to stop Ben and “do something about Ben playing batman”

    I am not joking, that really happened, there were well over a thousand who protested

    • ace_9

      At first I thought you are joking… But unfortunately you are not. Wow… What levels of society did we reach…

    • Earl Scheib

      Yeah but Obama should have done something! I mean, Ben playing Batman?! Come on man!!!!

      • Bo Hanan

        Hahahahaha.

  • haji

    This only happens in the country where Donald Trump becomes the president.

    • Earl Scheib

      Yeah, Hillary would have been such a better choice. Pleeeeeze!

    • brn

      Kids don’t do stupid things in countries other than the US?

  • Great way to cull the herd that has the genetics of stupid.

  • sidewaysspin

    Got my attention.

  • Earl Scheib

    The wheel on the bus go round n round…

  • joeybuttafucco

    I got wood!

  • Tumbi Mtika

    That last one…

    Why are you wasting your talent on such stupidity, THAT CAN GET YOU KILLED?

  • Bo Hanan

    This is the dumbest thing I’ve ever seen. And I very much enjoyed watching the blonde at the end…… (smile)

  • Bo Hanan

    I agree. No leadership in the males or females. Just feeling!

  • Paul

    I fear for society in general with this kind of stupidity on the rise.

  • Raul

    stupid kids.

  • TheBelltower

    It doesn’t count unless they do it at 60mph. That’ll thin the herd somewhat.

  • TheHake

    Some should do both…

    • Oliver Moore

      Only in that order.

  • Major Lee Gassole

    One movie sums it all up perfectly: Idiocracy. In the meantime, feed them Tide Pods and wish for the wors… best. 😉

  • FactChecker90803

    Last one will have a great carrier as a Stripper, that is if she does not Win a Darwin Award 1st, by getting her Dumb Ass Blond Spattered on the road first.

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