Pokemon Go Accidents Highlight Latest Distracted Driving Risk: Study

(source: aboutlawsuits.com)

In recent months, Pokémon GO has become the latest mobile gaming craze, with millions of people playing the game nationwide. However, new research indicates that it may be causing an increase in distracted driving and related accidents, raising safety concerns. 

In a study published in the medical journal JAMA Internal Medicine on September 16, researchers looking at data from social media and other sources, which suggest that hundreds of auto accidents may have occurred as players were drivers, passengers or pedestrians.

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