The National Transportation Safety Board is not down with the #InMyFeelings challenge.
The federal agency tasked with investigating major accidents has issued a stern warning to Drake fans who’ve been throwing themselves out of moving cars as part of the latest viral internet trend.
“There’s a time and place for everything, but our nation’s highways and roadways are no place for the #inmyfeelings challenge,” Nicholas Worrell, chief of safety at the NTSB, told the Blast.
In the challenge, passengers — and even drivers — are filmed jumping out of moving cars as the rapper’s hit song “In My Feelings” blasts in the background. They’re supposed to seamlessly dance along while the car rolls in neutral.
But instead of showing off their smooth dance moves, many overzealous occupants clumsily fall out of the vehicle and wind up with road rash.
Some of the clips of #InMyFeelings fails are humorous — but the NTSB warned the movement could have serious consequences.
“Motor vehicle crashes are the leading cause of death in the U.S.,” Worrell said. “Hopping out of a moving vehicle or jumping into lanes of traffic to show your dance moves is foolish and dangerous – to you and those around you.”
The challenge went viral after social media star Shiggy posted a video of himself dancing to the song with the hashtag #DoTheShiggy.
The trend, also dubbed #TheShiggyChallenge, has been replicated by stars like Will Smith and Ciara and her hubby Russell Wilson.
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