Pedestrian Council of Australia calls for $200 fines for crossing the road while on your phone, wearing noise-cancelling headphones

By Ben Jaffrey
July 4 2019 - 5:00am
An NRMA study found that 36 per cent of pedestrians crossed the road while distracted by their smartphone or wearing earphones. Photo: James Brickwood

The Pedestrian Council of Australia (PDA) is pushing for legislation to be introduced to deter people from using their phones while crossing the road.

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