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Offline thaiga

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'phone lane' for texting pedestrians
« on: June 18, 2015, 03:25:29 PM »
Chinese city opens 'phone lane' for texting pedestrians 

City authorities in Chongqing have introduced a 30 metre ‘cellphone lane’ for pedestrians – is it a step too far in the name of public safety?



In Chongqing, China, with a degree of seriousness that has yet to be determined, the city authorities have designated a 30 metre (100ft) “cellphone lane” for people who use their phones while walking. “First mobile phone sidewalks in China,”

full article: theguardian

Chinese City Creates 'mobile Phone Lane' For Texting Pedestrians
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Re: 'phone lane' for texting pedestrians
« Reply #1 on: June 18, 2015, 04:52:25 PM »
The gotta make that one-way, or build a hospital nearby for treating those people who suffered injuries from bumping into each other!
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Re: 'phone lane' for texting pedestrians
« Reply #2 on: June 18, 2015, 05:05:18 PM »
that wouldn't work here,there is no room on the sidewalks,it's all been taken by vendors ect.ect.





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Re: 'phone lane' for texting pedestrians
« Reply #3 on: June 19, 2015, 03:42:50 PM »
I can just see the signs to come.slow down

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