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Should Distracted Cycling Be Banned?

As bicycling gains in popularity, more cities will have to confront the question.

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The Spanish Train Crash Now Looks Like the World's Worst Case of Distracted Driving

Turns out the train operator was on the phone.

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Distracted Walking Puts 1,500 People Into the Hospital a Year

Injuries to pedestrians on their cell phones have climbed steadily since 2005, according to a new study.

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Do Texting Bans Really Prevent Fatal Accidents?

New research says yes — but only under certain conditions.

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When It Comes to Talking on Phones While Driving, Americans Are the Worst

According to a CDC study, we do this more than most European countries.

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Walking With Headphones: Only Dangerous Sometimes

Studies show cell phones, though not music players, confuse pedestrian senses