One Austrian city is trying something new to protect pedestrians from injuring themselves when they walk and use their phones at the same time.

Salzburg authorities say tourists are increasingly hurting themselves by not looking where they are going while checking their devices. They say pedestrians are involved in more accidents in the city than anyone else on the streets – including cyclists, moped drivers and car drivers. To prevent this, they are putting airbags on lampposts is a way of highlighting the need for people to be more observant.

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