Date: June 29 2012
ADS for bad driving and fast food have been banned by the advertising regular.
Subway will rename its Chicken Fillet Sub the Chicken Classic, after the advertising watchdog ruled the original description was misleading or deceptive as the product contained processed meat and not a genuine chicken fillet.
And an ad for a free breakdown recovery service will be withdrawn after the Advertising Standards Bureau found it trivialised unsafe driving. In the UltraTune ad two young women drive their car into a lake while distracted. The ad shows the women ignoring the GPS while they chat and driving into the water.
The ASB received emotional complaints about the UltraTune ad, with one person writing: ''Our family lost five members in a accident in which they drowned.'' The bureau found ''there is a very serious and genuine community concern regarding road safety and issues surrounding negligent driving.''
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