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Corner of 34th Street and Seventh Avenue (Credit: Derricke Dennis/ 1010 WINS)

Study: Nearly Half Of Pedestrians Distracted While Crossing Busy Manhattan Intersections

The study by William Paterson University says the intersections of 34th Street and Sixth, Seventh and Eighth avenues as well as 42nd Street at Sixth and Eighth avenues are where you will find some of the most distracted pedestrians in the city.

03/14/2015

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University Researcher Studying Prevalence Of Distracted Walking

We hear all the time about distracted driving, but a new study found just how common it is for people to be distracted while crossing the street.

02/26/2015

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Study: Distracted Walking Accidents On The Rise

Using data from 2010, the study found more than 1,500 pedestrians were treated in emergency rooms for injuries linked to using a phone while walking, CBS 2 reported.

06/21/2013