Take a look around you as you walk to class. Chances are the number of people on phones is greater than the number of people just walking to class without phones. You might not even notice this rising epidemic since you may be on your phone as well.

As texting and driving becomes dangerous, so does texting and walking.

Countless injuries have been reported. Potential risks are running into a pole, crossing a street without looking out for cars and even running into another person on their phone. 

“Young people are more likely to be injured,” reports LA Weekly.

So, know the risks if you decide to text while walking, and watch out for your surroundings.

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