According to recent articles, distracted driving is on the rise but distractions do not seem to be deadly only for drivers.
Recent data has been unveiled and according to the research, distracted walking has also been causing multiple injuries. Experts believe that smartphone users should remember that texting, using the internet or listening to music while walking on a busy sidewalk could render users oblivious of what is going on around them, which could lead to accidents.
Researchers looked into the 226 distracted walking accident cases that were reported from 2004 and 2011 and according to experts, 70 percent of these accidents turned out to be fatal.
To learn more about this research and how people are affected by distracted walking, click here.