Analyses | Education and human resources | 2019-06-06 | HKET

Is reminding ‘smartphone zombies’ to cross the road safely useless?



Smartphones occupy people’s daily lives even the time of walking. Pedestrians use smartphone with rapt attention while crossing the road, dubbed the ‘smartphone zombies’, have become a headache for many governments. To solve the problem, some governments have introduced tailor-made traffic safety facilities for reminding ‘smartphone zombies’ not to jaywalk. What is the effectiveness of these facilities?

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