Is distracted driving, and distracted walking a factor in pedestrian and vehicle fatal accidents?

Yes, there is a correlation between pedestrian deaths and distracted driving and walking. In fact, researchers at the University of Nebraska Medical Center revealed that the number of pedestrians killed by distracted drivers jumped nearly 50 percent between 2005 and 2010. It is expected that the percentage of those killed is set to increase even more due to texting while driving.

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