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Study: Texting interferes with other motor skills

Everyone knows the dangers of texting while driving, but a new study out of Australia's University of Queensland looks at texting and walking. But the findings should come as no surprise.
In the Media by W. Mark Dendy - 6 comments

City of San Francisco initiates pedestrian safety program Special

San Francisco - Even though the turnout was modest, the WalkFirst focus group meeting on Dec. 18 at the Richmond Library, was very important. Its major focus was about pedestrian safety.
Digital Journal Report by Jonathan Farrell - 1 comment

Young bull escapes in Málaga, Spain, caught by pedestrian (video)

Captured on video by a passerby, the young bull had escaped from a livestock area in an industrial estate in Málaga, and caused a little chaos along the way before being wrestled to the ground by a passing pedestrian. Olé!
In the Media by Anne Sewell - 2 comments

Pedestrians photo-shopped into digital ads as part of a prank

A photographer and retouch artist from Sweden teamed up with Adobe to prank pedestrians in Finland by photoshopping them into digital ads right next to them as they were waiting for a bus.
In the Media by Owen Weldon

Dutch company creates airbags for cyclists and pedestrians

A Dutch company has come up with a way to help better protect cyclists in the event of a collision with a car. How it works is the car deploys an airbag from its exterior as the accident is about to occur.
In the Media by Leigh Goessl - 1 comment

Multiple collisions across GTA kill two pedestrians, injure 9

Toronto - Police are continuing to investigate a string of collisions that injured 11 pedestrians , including two who had been struck fatally, in separate crashes across the Greater Toronto Area, in a single day.
In the Media by Alexandra Christopoulos

Passing the time at a crosswalk with a game of Street Pong

Hildesheim - Pedestrians won't be bored waiting for the walk signal at this traffic light in Germany. They can challenge someone on the opposite side of the street, to a game of Pong.
In the Media by Darren Weir - 1 comment

U.S. town ticketing pedestrians caught texting while jaywalking

Fort Lee - Over the decades a popular saying joked that some people are unable to walk and chew bubble gum at the same time. Fast forward to 2012 and the saying refers to walking and texting at the same time.
In the Media by Leigh Goessl - 21 comments

Cross the street as if your life depends on it Special

Toronto - It happens much too often, we're in a hurry and want to get to the other side of the road as quickly as possible. You step out onto the road thinking that you are safe when a car zooms by. For most that scare is enough to push you back to the sidewalk.
Digital Journal Report by KJ Mullins - 2 comments

Study says death among pedestrians wearing headphones triples

According to a new study, the number of pedestrians who have been killed or seriously injured while wearing headphones has tripled in the last six years. The study says that the numbers rose from 16 in 2004 to 47 in 2011.
In the Media by JohnThomas Didymus - 4 comments
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People probably do not think we exist, but there is a small segment of the population that does walk to get around...
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