Campaign Challenges Drink Driving Myths – ‘Stop Kidding Yourself’

“Many people think they can manage their blood-alcohol level by following a set of vague rules handed down through generations…”

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For those people out there who think they’ve got a way to keep themselves under the 0.05 Blood Alcohol Concentration (BAC) limit – think again. This is the message in a myth-busting campaign via Clemenger BBDO, for Victoria’s Transport Accident Commission (TAC).

The new ‘Drink Driving: Stop Kidding Yourself’ campaign challenges drivers’ belief in myths associated with drink driving, with the aim to encourage them never drink and drive regardless the occassion.

The campaign cites research showing that four in 10 Victorian drivers (41%) say they will drive after drinking, despite the fact one in five drivers killed on the state’s roads have a BAC on or above the 0.05 limit.


The choice to drive is often rooted in the misguided belief that it’s OK to drive after two or three drinks as long as you’ve paced yourself, consumed lots of water, or eaten a big meal.

Launching across TV, online video, cinema, OOH, social, digital and radio, the campaign is directed at all drivers in Victoria, with a particular focus on males who are overrepresented within drink driving instances.

Tracey Slatter, CEO of the TAC said, “As we head into summer and the festive season, this campaign is a timely reminder to Victorians that drinking and driving don’t mix. We want to embrace a culture where driving after drinking any alcohol is not considered normal.”


“Many people think they can manage their blood-alcohol level by following a set of vague rules handed down through generations, but the only way to avoid the risk entirely is to completely separate drinking and driving.”

Richard Williams, Executive Creative Director at Clemenger BBDO added, “This campaign is about changing an ingrained community behavior. It’s about debunking myths, and most importantly it’s about reminding drivers that there is no grey area – if you drink, don’t drive.”

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Senior Manager, Marketing and Partnerships: John Thompson
Team Leader, Marketing and Communications: Liz Jones
Campaign Manager, Marketing: Nardia Brancatisano
Campaign Co-Ordinator, Marketing: Michaela Clayton

Executive Creative Director: Richard Williams
Senior Copywriter: Tom Vizard
Junior Art Director: Nathan Va
Junior Copywriter: Ben Hall
National Traffic Manager: Karen Kushinsky
Strategy Partner: Mike Ronkoske
Planning Director: Leigh Arbon
Managing Partner: Jason Melhuish
Senior Business Director: James Kerr
Senior Business Manager: Elyse Paone
Business Manager: Tom von Stieglitz
Production Director: Lisa Moro
Producer: Amalia Makris
Senior Editor: Jennifer Cahir
Digital Executive Director: Claire Bisset
Lead Digital Designer: Justin Tumilaar
Head of Studio: Matt Gauci
Finished Artist: Sam Tsui

Production Company: EXIT Films
Director: Glendyn Ivin
Executive Producer: Leah Churchill-Brown
Producer: Alice Grant
DOP: Sam Chiplin
Casting Director: Megan D’Arcy (Nick Hamon Casting)
Production Designer: Leah Popple
Post Production House: The Editors
Post Production Producer: Charlotte Griffiths
Offline Editor: Jack Hutchings
Colourist: Trish Cahill
Online Artist: Eugene Richards
Sound House: SqueakE Clean Studios
Sound Engineer: Paul LeCouteur


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