Pedestrian injury increases coz of texting or calling while walking

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Texting accident that includes falls, trips and collisions with obstacles or other individuals is rising, according to research. Thus, the researchers from University of Queensland in Australia conducted a study about texting while walking.

“Texting, and to a lesser extent reading, on your mobile phone affects your ability to walk and balance,” said lead author Siobhan Schabrun.

It shows that texting while walking impairs the ability to follow a straight line and keep a normal pace. And due to the rise of number of pedestrian accidents, some areas in the US have ban doing such activity while on the move.

(NY Daily News)

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