Ottawa woman wants focus on distracted walking after being knocked to the ground

By Joanne Schnurr, CTV News Ottawa, October 9, 2018

We all know the focus on distracted driving. And if you've been caught texting behind the wheel, you know the penalty is pretty stiff.

Now some are wondering if we should shift that focus to include distracted walking.

How many times have you seen someone cross the street, their heads buried in their phones, too busy texting to look up?

For one Ottawa woman, a distracted walker took her right off her feet.

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