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A German city installs traffic lights into sidewalks

Is this how humanity has 'evolved?'
Foreign visitors frequently wonder why crowds of Germans wait for traffic lights to turn green when there are no cars in sight.
 That is why officials in the city of Augsburg became concerned when they noticed a new phenomenon: Pedestrians were so busy looking at their smartphones that they were ignoring traffic lights.

 Now Smart phone users don't even have to look up from their devices before potentially being struck fatally by a car..



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