Australia’s Sidewalk Lights Will Make It Easier To Text While Walking

Australia’s Sidewalk Lights Will Make It Easier To Text While Walking

Cities are experimenting with new in-ground stoplights to save people from their phones and cut down on accidents

Charlie Stephens
  • 17 june 2016

As pedestrian fatalities rise in Australia, the Sydney government is installing “in-ground traffic light technology” to cut down accidents from texting while walking. This sort of idea is gaining traction in cities as the side effects of excessive texting expand beyond the ‘text neck.’

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