States Eyeing Texting-While-Walking Legislation

American VoicesPolitics ISSUE 47•04 Jan 28, 2011

Following the first increase in pedestrian fatalities in four years, some states are considering banning the use of electronic devices like cell phones and MP3 players in crosswalks. What do you think?

  • “Now that you mention it, I have noticed I'm running over more people than usual." ”

    Lucinda Green –
    Systems Analyst

  • “Those little screens are dangerous. That’s why I use a legal pad and fountain pen when I need to compose a message on the go." ”

    Kevin Barr –
    Signal Inspector

  • “But running over a stupid pedestrian was how I met my wife! She's paralyzed now!"”

    Alberto Rodriguez –
    Ophthalmologist

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