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Students gathered at Elephant Road Circle, demanding better road safety and justice for traffic deaths, in Dhaka, Bangladesh, on August 4. Turjoy Chowdhury/NurPhoto via Getty Images hide caption

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Drivers distracted by their devices are a well-documented, rising cause of traffic crashes, but there are a growing number of pedestrians, too, who can become oblivious to traffic around them. Bebeto Matthews/AP hide caption

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Distraction, On Street And Sidewalk, Helps Cause Record Pedestrian Deaths

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