TRAFFIC - Think it’s safe to type a quick text while walking? Think again

Texting and walking is a known danger, but an emergency doctor says distracted walking results in more injuries per mile than distracted driving. Consequences include bumping into walls, falling down stairs, tripping over clutter or stepping into traffic. The issue is so common that in London, bumpers were placed onto light posts along a frequented avenue to prevent people from slamming into them. Though injuries from car accidents involving text ...

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/03/140303143347.ht