Upsurge in pedestrian accidents linked to texting?

“Ran into a pole … hurt pretty bad. Lesson learned: don’t text while running”   This is a picture of a teenager who tried to send a text while running. He’s fine now, and fortunate that it was only a superficial wound instead of a serious head injury. I am glad that he learned his… Learn More »

The New Risk of Walking With Headphones

We talk to teens and young adults about the risks of distracted driving, but not about distracted walking. New evidence shows a drastic uptick in the number of injuries and deaths where the injured pedestrian was wearing earbuds or headphones. The study, which appears in the journal Injury Prevention, shows the majority –more than two-thirds– of… Learn More »