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Survey Finds Distracted Walking Issue For Kids

Survey Finds Distracted Walking Issue For Kids

A new Safe Kids Worldwide survey of more than 34-thousand middle and high school students reveals a dangerous pattern of behavior. Kate Carr with Safe Kids says that the number of pedestrian teens injured each year has gone up by 25-percent. She says that Safe Kids’ moment of silence campaign asks kids to take a pledge that they’ll take out their earbuds and pause for a moment of silence before crossing the street. Carr says taking that extra moment could save a life. Not-surprisingly, Carr says, kids think they’re invincible.