Study: Texting pedestrians more likely to have accidents

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A new study confirms texting and walking is in fact dangerous.

Researchers from the University of Calgary in Canada analyzed data from 14 studies on pedestrian accidents.

The findings show people staring at their phones sometimes forget to look before crossing the street. They have more near-misses too.

Texting was found to be more dangerous than walking while talking on the phone or listening to music.

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