Tuesday, November 4, 2014

Views from the Bus of People Not Paying Attention

Texting while walking: Officials see electronics distracting bicyclists, pedestrian.  (Wisconsin State Journal, 11/3/2014)

Related articles:
Texting while walking: The dangerous traffic trend for teens.  (Today Parents, 10/1/2014)
Texting While Walking Causes More Accidents Than Texting and Driving.  (Healthline, 3/10/2014)

....and from a different perspective.....

The Art of Texting While Walking.  (The New York Times, 2/20/2014)
But walking is not driving. In some ways, it’s more demanding. You sit while you drive. Walking requires a multitude of orchestrated actions and reactions. But whether and how using a phone affects the physical process of walking and whether those impacts might have health costs have been little explored.

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