Distracted Pedestrians Might Have to Pay Up

Many pedestrians pay more attention to their phones and portable media players than their safety while crossing streets. New York State Senator Carl Kruger said recently, for instance, that two people died in his Brooklyn district because they were distracted on the street by personal electronic devices. "A gentleman was standing on the corner ready to cross the street wired into his iPod, he crosses over and walks right into an NYC bus," Kruger, a Democrat, said. After the incident,...Full Story
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