Is Texting and Walking the Next Texting While Driving?

By | Personal Injury

Evidence continues to mount that texting and walking is risky business, according to research reported by WebMD. Research indicates that texting while walking negatively impacts a pedestrian’s balance and his or her gait. It also distracts a walker, rendering them unaware of potential hazards that may be in their path. Texting and walking increases the risk that a pedestrian is injured or that a distracted pedestrian ends up harming someone else in some manner. The Extent of Texting and Walking Texting while walking is a ubiquitous practice at this juncture in time. It is part of the larger phenomena of…

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