Pedestrian accident risk increased by distracted walkers

Most people learn the rules of safely walking in the city as children, but evidence shows that residents of Missouri and across the country have largely forgotten safe pedestrian habits. It’s understood that texting and other uses of electronics are dangerous activities while driving, and mobile devices are increasingly shown to be dangerous when walking…

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Despite new technology, distracted driving still a problem

According to findings from a recent survey, Boston drivers using hands-free technology aren’t much safer than drivers talking or texting on a handheld device. Researchers at the University of Utah have studied driver behavior for the past two years by asking subjects to driver on a closed course while wearing devices that monitor brain activity.…

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