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  • Texting and walking is a national disaster waiting to happen,

  • and Londoners are the worst offenders.

  • You wouldn't write a letter to someone while you are walking down the street.

  • That would be crazy!

  • So what makes texting any different?

  • Walking and texting is becoming a real problem in London.

  • Around 10 percents of us, that's about 6 million people

  • have had an accident while texting just in the last year alone.

  • Here in Brick Lane, this is actually the worst place for texting in the UK.

  • 68 thousand people had accidents last year

  • and this is the comfortable solution.

  • The lamppost pad is set to revolutionize the High Street.

  • If a pilot study in Brick Lane shows a marked reduction in text-related injuries,

  • and these little babies could be rolled out across the country.

  • So will Londoners reject the pads, resenting yet another intrusion of the Nanny State,

  • or will we be grateful to them for keeping us safe?

  • Len Goodman, London tonight, Brick Lane.

Texting and walking is a national disaster waiting to happen,

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Texting While Walking

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    Michael Lu posted on 2016/01/06
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