The tweet was sent out from the official Dodge Twitter account on November 29th 2019 and shows a Dodge sports car driving aggressively through city streets. The tweet has the caption “More people in the malls means less on the roads, right? #BlackFriday.” Implying that people can go out and drive this way is not only dangerous, it is incredibly irresponsible and also inaccurate. Black Friday is actually a very busy day on the roads and sees an increase in traffic accidents.
Here is the Tweet from Dodge.
Users on social media were quick to call out the troubled auto maker with hundreds of tweets expressing strong criticism.
I guess this is what is running through the minds of deranged people running over pedestrians on sidewalks.
— Warren ‘Armband’ Huska (@warrenhuska) November 30, 2019
You forgot to include the bloodied and mangled bodies that inevitably are the casualties of this kind of reckless driving.
— 3,459 days to irreversible climate catastrophe. (@SheRidesABike) November 30, 2019
Yesterday someone in Seattle driving like this on @AuroraAvenueN hit 4 pedestrians on the sidewalk, totaled the car, walked (actually ran) away.
Advertising like this is negligence. The fine print is bullshit.
— Glen Buhlmann (@GlenBikes) December 1, 2019
The fine print is BS. This ad is explicitly promoting reckless homicidal manner. Such ads should be illegal and Dodge should be heavily fined
— Demian Godon (@dgodon) November 30, 2019
(Crashes, not accidents, but there ya go, jerks) pic.twitter.com/hkrppNdCko
— CJ_Wojo (@Tellythecairn) December 1, 2019
Six people are struck by drivers in Toronto every day. Do you think those drivers might be buying the imagery and tone of your irresponsible ads?
— michael werneburg (@mwerneburg) December 1, 2019
— Philip Leff (@philipleff) December 2, 2019
Promoting street racing. Classy.
— Scott Dobson (@ScottDobsonic) November 30, 2019
Somewhere there's a room full of people being paid outrageous sums of money to make my life more dangerous.
— Melanie Aird (@ielts_and_more) December 1, 2019
This is an ad to murder pedestrians & cyclists! Ban cars from cities- NOW! Make cities a space for walking and biking in green spaces rather than this MAD MAX hell!
— Zara Malvasias (@Malvasias) December 1, 2019