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.