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Texting While Walking Injuries Increase

Updated: Friday, August 2 2013, 10:11 PM EDT
More and more people are getting hurt from distracted walking and texting, so we took a closer look at the danger of so-called “ped-textrians”.

It is something many cannot live without: information at your fingertips. But the next time you hit send on a text message - or email - while walking from Point A to Point B you may end up in a viral video, the ER, or both.

OSU professor Dr. Jack Nasar did research on people using cellphones while walking. Nasar learned that pedestrian related cellphone injures is increasing every year.
Texting While Walking Injuries Increase


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