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The Dangers of Walking While Distracted

2018-05-15T17:59:48+00:00May 14th, 2018|Categories: Personal Injury|Tags: , |

Everyone's heard about how you should not talk or text while driving. Driving distracted is one of the major causes of accidents in the country, but what about walking while distracted? Is it dangerous too? Just like driving, walking requires us to pay attention to our surroundings and where we are going as we travel through time and space. Whether we are on the sidewalk, by the side of the road, or crossing in a walkway, you've probably been walking somewhere at some point this year. When you're not paying attention while walking, it can actually be very dangerous. You don't have as much focus available to see things you might stumble upon, people that you might bump into, or even cars that have failed to see you crossing the street. Never assume [...]