Distracted walking may lead to pedestrian accidents

Washington, DC pedestrians may want to spend less time texting and more time watching the road. According to a new study by Liberty Mutual Insurance, 60 percent of pedestrians admitted to using their phones or listening to music while walking. Over 70 percent of the distracted pedestrians admitted to doing so even though they considered…

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Hands-free devices may increase car crash risk

A study performed by AAA may help explain the line of “looked but did not see” that often appears in Missouri accident reports. The study found that the growing number of hands-free infotainment systems included in vehicles pose a significant danger in the form of distracted driving. The official recommendation, which was delivered by AAA…

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