Walk & Type HD Lite
iOS Universal Lifestyle
You get worried of an accident when using your device on the go?
Do you need a safer way to type while walking?
Try 'Type & Walk HD' app that let's you have a clear camera view of your way while you type on the go so you can send your:
* Facebook messages
* Twitter messages
* SMS Text Messages
* Email messages
Designed exclusively for all generations of:
* iPod Touch
Download & Enjoy today!
Study: Texting While You Walk
Do you look both ways before crossing the street? Not likely, reports a team of researchers at the University of Washington. They observed the behavior of more than 1,000 people as they crossed 20 high-risk intersections in Seattle during the summer of 2012. Only 25 percent of walkers looked both ways before crossing. Nearly one-third of the pedestrians were listening to music, texting or talking on the phone. Texting pedestrians were 3.9 times more likely than undistracted pedestrians to cross against the light, cross mid-intersection or fail to look both ways. Pedestrians who were listening to music walked more quickly but were less likely than others to look both ways before crossing. The researchers also reported that people with pets or children were almost three times less likely to look both ways before crossing. They noted that all of this distracted behavior helps account for accidents that injure more than 60,000 pedestrians per year and kill more than 4,000.
The study was published online on December 13, 2012 by the journal Injury Prevention.