Texting while walking

Texting while walking

Study: Distracted Pedestrian Deaths, Injuries On The Rise

Almost all of us do it at some time or another — check that text message, spin through that music playlist, or fire off that e-mail, as we’re walking somewhere. We laugh about it, but new statistics show it’s risky business.


Woman sends text message (credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Texting While Walking: Much Needed Life Skill Or Just Inviting Danger?

We all seem to do it at one time or another. We walk down a busy street and furiously send text messages while not watching where we are going. Should there be a law that helps curb this possibly unsafe habit?