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Fact or Fiction: Traffic lights put in the ground for cell phone addicts?

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Posted at 1:57 PM, Jul 09, 2019
and last updated 2019-07-09 17:02:27-04

(KGTV) - Have some countries started installing traffic lights in the ground so they'll be seen by people with their head down looking at their cell phone?


The Netherlands and South Korea are among the countries putting in the lights.

The town of Bodegraven in the Netherlands says it was forced to install the lights because buses were having to slam on the brakes to avoid hitting smartphone users wandering into traffic.

So far there is no word on plans to use the lights here in the U.S.