More people turn up in the ER with injuries after texting-while-walking

Tuesday, July 29, 2008

Texting while driving is dangerous. That's clear. But it turns out that texting while walking comes with its own risks. More and more pedestrians are turning up in emergency rooms with injuries sustained while typing out missives on those mini keyboards.
Guest: Dr. Linda Lawrence, President of the American College of Emergency Physicians, and Bryan Fuhr, director of strategy for an Internet marketing firm. Fuhr was injured while texting-and-walking last summer.

Contributors:

Chelsea Merz

Comments [1]

Mike R.

Hmmm...but what about txting in a wheelchair. could be dangerous...

:)

Mike R.

Jul. 29 2008 11:33 AM

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