The Dangers of Texting While Walking

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By Molly Clifton

Texting isn't just dangerous when driving, it's also dangerous when walking.

A new online survey of about 1,000 pedestrians finds mobile devices are distracting one in three people crossing busy intersections.

Many admit they forget to look both ways before stepping into the street.

Researchers say texters are four times more likely to ignore traffic lights.

 



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