World Ch. Schedule : THU 07:30 KST
* Date : 2017-01-10
Smartphone Zombies and the Threat to Traffic Safety
The world is struggling with the issue of 'smombies.' The term is short for 'smartphone zombie' and refers to those who don't take their eyes off their phones, even when they walk. These smombies threaten not only their own health, but the pedestrian safety of those around them, causing traffic accidents due to their distraction. With smombies emerging as a social issue, countries across the world are devising measures to prevent their negative effects.
We took a look at how dangerous smombies are, and investigated possible solutions.