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Would a 'distracted walking' ban make streets safer?

There are moments when content on a smartphone can make you oblivious to your surrounding and at imminent risk. It's called "distracted walking" and the push to criminalize it, or at least outlaw it, has begun in Calgary, Vancouver and Toronto. Heads up!
There are moments when content on a smartphone can make you oblivious to your surrounding and at imminent risk. It's called "distracted walking" and the push to criminalize it, or at least outlaw it, has begun in Calgary, Vancouver and Toronto. Heads up! 19:26