Smartphone zombies: should walking and texting on streets be banned?

Smartphone zombies: should walking and texting on streets be banned?

Sky News 30 July 2017

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44 Comments

  1. Nikosz Kariofilisz on August 6, 2021 at 9:01 pm

    Fucking zombies everywhere you look! Theres no escape. People are devolving nowadays and not the other way around…

  2. ssamssamssamsson on August 6, 2021 at 9:03 pm

    Wonderful keep it up, we’ll thin out the dumb people all on their own

  3. Paul Landry on August 6, 2021 at 9:06 pm

    Mobile phones have become a scourge on one’s life. What’s wrong with the house phone or the red telephone kiosk? They are a heck of a lot safer.

  4. 334665eric 7788977 on August 6, 2021 at 9:06 pm

    LET THE FUCKERS DIE

  5. Frozen Fan on August 6, 2021 at 9:07 pm

    For anyone who needs to be told to use thier eyes when they are crossing a road is a sorry sob. People are so stupid, just put it away for 3 SECONDS and put your eyes up so you can see if something is coming to kill you!!! why do people need to be told this its retarded!! This is VERY commen sense stuff. Look up so you dont get killed.

  6. Regents Park Music on August 6, 2021 at 9:07 pm

    I saw a lady at the train station, so distracted with her phone that she didn’t notice someone had walked off with her purse and briefcase. I literally saw him do it and tried to warn the lady but she refused to acknowledge my attempt. Completely oblivious.

  7. S G on August 6, 2021 at 9:09 pm

    Thats why Aus has bullbars.

  8. Endless Summer on August 6, 2021 at 9:16 pm

    If you get hit with a car because you’re too busy on your fucking phone… God bless you. Serves you right. You’ve done us all a favor by removing another stupid person (yourself) from the gene pool.

  9. Cezary Gaska on August 6, 2021 at 9:18 pm

    Fck yes it should be banned

  10. David Mu on August 6, 2021 at 9:18 pm

    Still not as much as the g20-lands Canada/Australia and Britain’s much.

  11. GTB2012 on August 6, 2021 at 9:21 pm

    Don’t ban this activity. Let these fools die in stupid accidents, the world is better without them

  12. Justice Rule on August 6, 2021 at 9:22 pm

    Fucking nanny state..

    If you get ran over by a car, it’s your own God damn fault, but you should have the right to risk it.

    Fuck off government

  13. cr4yv3n on August 6, 2021 at 9:22 pm

    Next, let us tell you what you are allowed to think.

  14. Svendsen64 on August 6, 2021 at 9:24 pm

    They should make sidewalks like real obstacle courses, with lots of uneven surfaces and poles sticking up everywhere.

  15. Nameundefined Name on August 6, 2021 at 9:27 pm

    lmaooo the girl at 1:20 0 fucks given

  16. Anthony Spilotro on August 6, 2021 at 9:28 pm

    Mankind makes me sick nowadays.

  17. ZenosOsgorma on August 6, 2021 at 9:28 pm

    Ya responsibility for our actions by having government control us that isn’t a granny state its a authoritarian state .

    End answer no we shouldn’t, teach yourself manners and common sense.

  18. MaD- MullaH on August 6, 2021 at 9:32 pm

    🤷🏾‍♂️ you walking into me while busy texting..you got big elbow waiting for you, and its gonna hurt

  19. MewmaxM on August 6, 2021 at 9:32 pm

    2 years later human now know how to text and walk just hold phone and look with ur two eyes

  20. Timothy Neu on August 6, 2021 at 9:33 pm

    Do not make cell phone use while walking illegal! We need to thin the herd of the stupid & government intervention will not help the stupid population control!

  21. Mr. Braddock on August 6, 2021 at 9:34 pm

    Darwin in action. Not funny though. A lady outside my workplace was run runover by a lorry when she was walking out in the road while on her phone. She lost her leg.

  22. Rennie Ash on August 6, 2021 at 9:35 pm

    So we should ban people from making videos, reporters from filming unless they’re standing still, hell ban everything it’s dangerous!

  23. Viveck Singh on August 6, 2021 at 9:36 pm

    Reporter was making an awareness by doing it on live road.

  24. pow1983 on August 6, 2021 at 9:36 pm

    Using a phone should not be banned. Darwin should be allowed to take control and reduce the worlds population

  25. Itchy Tooth. on August 6, 2021 at 9:37 pm

    Maybe leave them to it? Might help reduce the gene pool of the stupid.

    I once witnessed a lad on a bicycle, riding along with no hands on the handle bars because he was texting on his mobile!.. Almost hit a woman and child in the process..

    Drivers are more concerning! There’s a ban on them, and rightly so.

  26. BOB LINIO on August 6, 2021 at 9:39 pm

    Idiot presenter then uses a selfie stick, ignores traffic and crosses the road and bumps into someone. She then laughs thinking "ohh the irony". Jesus Christ woman get a grip.

  27. Marc P on August 6, 2021 at 9:39 pm

    0:55 LOOL the guy looked straight back at his phone.

  28. John Riley on August 6, 2021 at 9:40 pm

    Come to Beijing, the capital of mobile Zombieland, and watch grown adult’s step out into traffic or even cross 8 lanes of traffic without looking up from their phone. It truly is something to see. Problem is you can’t stop people from being stupid can you.

  29. BOB LINIO on August 6, 2021 at 9:40 pm

    We should stop legislating against peoples stupidity.

  30. Jimmy Olsen on August 6, 2021 at 9:40 pm

    I think the morons deserve whatever they get

  31. Bob Silver on August 6, 2021 at 9:40 pm

    Yell at those stupid fuckers with those phones! Zombie bastards!

  32. Ran Tothon on August 6, 2021 at 9:42 pm

    In one word, YES! that woman at 1:32 is a hypocrite.

  33. Simply Different on August 6, 2021 at 9:44 pm

    Dumbphone zombies. There’s nothing smart on smartphone zombies. Ban these smartphone dummies. 1:21, serious? Not even react to a claxon nor looking to a bus who almost drive you over? Than you ask for it, no mercy. I never knew about the pavement lights, despite i am a Dutchman. How can they be so stupid to agree with those phone zombies? Ban the stupid behavior instead of promote this behavior. If you give way to those zombies using pavement lights, , then you don’t solve the problem. You just agree with them and you work this stupid behavior in everyones hand. I mean, were is the REAL contact with REAL people? And what about other places on the pavements? You have to give all the pavements in this world bright lights? Common. You can use technology, you can’t take the annoying behavior with technology. They will always walk into people. They have to watch out and they have to take others into account. Ban them!

  34. Mike Wade on August 6, 2021 at 9:44 pm

    Well measures have been bought in to deal with these dangerous idiots. Such as moped rider who confiscate their phones.

  35. Bob Silver on August 6, 2021 at 9:44 pm

    Cell Phones are a Sheeples best friend!

  36. HexMark12 on August 6, 2021 at 9:46 pm

    This is not a good sign

  37. Kwodd Bangkok on August 6, 2021 at 9:48 pm

    In the year 2021, people are still the same.

  38. shamanahaboolist on August 6, 2021 at 9:51 pm

    Hmm… Not News. If people are worried about health and safety why don’t we start with the industrial destruction of our entire planet and the vile corruption of our arms industry and American agressive foreign policy…? Honestly who gives a fuck about some dozy twats on their phone…?

  39. Ian Kravitz on August 6, 2021 at 9:52 pm

    No, let natural selection do its job, and get rid of these ignorant idiots!

  40. Mrpear234 on August 6, 2021 at 9:54 pm

    If big petroleum just let the world have moving sidewalks this problem would be greatly reduced.

  41. Tyler Gann on August 6, 2021 at 9:56 pm

    I remember the world before smartphones! It was so much better than it is now!

  42. Blackout on August 6, 2021 at 9:58 pm

    Brrrrr

  43. Shavin McCrotch on August 6, 2021 at 9:59 pm

    Yes, more laws to inconvenience the many to babysit the few.
    NO! It’s called culling. If you can’t walk with a phone, get out of the gene pool!

  44. Banagan on August 6, 2021 at 9:59 pm

    Darwinism

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