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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.


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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.