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    Crackdown: the menace of distracted walking

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    iliketoplaywithexcrement

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    Crackdown: the menace of distracted walking

    Post by iliketoplaywithexcrement on Sat Jun 14, 2014 8:07 am

    Looking to make crossing the street a little safer, Taiwanese legislators have proposed fining pedestrians who cross the street while "distracted" by mobile phones. The proposed law will fine any pedestrian deemed "distracted" about $10 for each infraction! According to Taiwanese media, there are over 14,000,000 mobile internet users in Taiwan, many of whom are supposedly "addicted" to their smartphones. This smartphone addiction has supposedly led to various traffic accidents on the island, so much so that 17 legislators have put forth a new law to fine distracted walkers.

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    Re: Crackdown: the menace of distracted walking

    Post by Maximus on Sat Jul 12, 2014 3:33 pm


    Yea, we gotta keep these fuckers off the streets


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