IDOT spends $143k on zombie-themed seatbelt commercial

A souped-up late model Ford Mustang with a mounted rotary machine gun steals the show in IDOT’s zombie-themed seatbelt PSA featuring “Walking Dead” star Michael Rooker.

The Illinois Department of Transportation released an eight-minute, zombie-themed short film in September to promote seat belt use. It struck me as odd, so I obtained some documents through FOIA and reported on it. The ad featured Walking Dead actor Michael Rooker and had a similar feel to the popular zombie show. The story is here, and the video is below.


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