Distracted Walking

Distracted Walking

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  • Distracted walking can be defined as anything from walking while texting, tweeting,gaming,talking,surfing web, or listening to headphones. These are things people do on a daily basis while walking, and it can be very dangerous.
  • 78% of Americans agree that distracted walking has become a huge problem, because thousands of injuries have happened and many deaths have began to occur.
  • You've probably done it once or twice but it is not worth a third time if it involves risking your life.
  • There is an estimate of 10% of pedestrian injuries that land people in emergency rooms due to distracted walking.
  • It has become such a major issue that the National Safety Council is including distracted walking as a category in it's annual report on unintentional deaths and injuries.
  • #DevicDown. Look Up. Drivers aren't always looking out for you.
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