Texting fail
Photo Credit: U.S. Army Combat Readiness Safety Center graphic design
Nationwide, approximately 1,150 people are treated in hospital emergency rooms annually for distracted walking injuries, according to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission. They believe the total is probably higher, though, because patients might not admit they were using an electronic device. Many police departments don't collect that information in accident reports, either.
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