We all know that texting while driving can be very dangerous, but what about walking while texting? According to Yahoo! UK, padded lampposts are being tested on London streets — no joke. I guess texting while walking accidents occur more often than I thought, with a recent study revealing that 1 in 10 people are hurting themselves while focusing on their cell phone screens instead of the street!
If you live in London stay tuned as this pilot project will be launching on famous Brick Lane — the street that has the highest walking and texting injuries! After living in London for a period of time, I always noticed people on the tube staring intensely at their iPods, but actually causing bodily harm by focusing on one's cell phone? Wow! OK, I'll stop making fun of these individuals, because I could totally see clumsy me doing the same thing. What about you? Any "run-ins" with street poles?