Beware of Distracted Pedestrians

With all of the Don t text and drive ads, most of us know that distracted driving is extremely dangerous.  But, have you considered the danger posed by distracted pedestrians?  For a personal injury lawyer, this is a type of claim that may be overlooked by many potential clients. The unseen danger of a distracted pedestrian Our society is attached to their smart phones, so much that people cross the street without ever taking their eyes off their device.  Pedestrians can be seen, especially in areas near colleges and universities, texting while walking, which can result in a person falling off the curb or even walking into traffic.  While it is obviously necessary for pedestrians to be aware of their surroundings, drivers on the roadway must also be more diligent in avoiding these unique dangers. How distracted pedestrians create havoc on the roadway According to some studies, a pedestrian standing at a corner, who is distracted by their electronic device (whether texting or maki


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