Texting While Walking

2013122605Today, “texting while walking(歩きスマホ)” is a big problem in many countries. Many people read or write text messages while they are walking. The number of these accidents has increased year by year. Last year, a man who was reading text messages fell onto train tracks. Then, he was dead because he was run over by a train. We don’t understand how much dangerous texting while walking is. In Fort Lee, New Jersey, United States, people who read or write text messages while they are walking were fined $85. I think Japan should create rules to prevent accidents. Read more at healthline.

年々歩きスマホの事故が増え、アメリカのニュージャージー州にあるフォートリーでは歩きスマホをしている人に対して$85の罰金を課すという条例ができた。