Road Safety Authority France

The Virtual Crash Billboard

Agency: Serviceplan


Serviceplan held an unprecedented field operation in Paris on March 22 to raise awareness about the dangers of being a careless pedestrian, which results in 4,500 victims each year in Ile-de-France.
The idea behind the operation was to display a specially designed interactive digital billboard near a busy pelican crossing. Equipped with a movement detector, speaker, and camera, the smart billboard made the sound of squealing tires whenever a pedestrian attempted to cross the road while the “red man” was displayed.
The frightened faces of the disobedient pedestrians were projected directly onto the billboard. Their faces were then featured on the road safety billboards, and their photographs are shown alongside the caption: “Don’t look death in the face. Check the lights and cross safely."

This professional campaign titled 'The Virtual Crash Billboard' was published in France in April, 2017. It was created for the brand: Road Safety Authority France, by ad agency: Serviceplan. This Experiential medium campaign is related to the Public Interest, NGO industry and contains 1 media asset. It was submitted over 6 years ago.


Advertising Agency: Serviceplan, Paris, France
Chief Creative Director: Hervé Poupon
Creative Director: Daniel Perez
Art Director: François Lesaint
Copywriter: Benjamin Coche
TV Producer: Renaud Chabert


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