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pedestrians

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Honda tech warns drivers of pedestrian presence

Honda demonstrated today a new system to prevent cars from hitting pedestrians. A communication link between a car and a pedestrian's smartphone warns the driver of an impending collision.

By August 28, 2013

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Earbuds, freight train a fatal mix for pedestrian, police say

Authorities in Maryland say a 37-year-old man walked down railway tracks while shutting out the world and was hit by a train, despite the conductor's warning signal.

By May 11, 2013

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Dear iPad pedestrians, this has to stop

It seems that some pedestrians aren't content with staring into their iPhones. They now unwrap their iPads and merrily flounce down the street.

By October 6, 2012

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Streetpong lets pedestrians play Pong against each other

Two German design students created a concept for walkers to play against one another while waiting at a crosswalk.

By September 13, 2012

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Cyclist hits pedestrian, posts eulogy for helmet, say officials

Prosecutors in San Francisco claim a man who allegedly plowed into pedestrians -- after which one died -- later made an online post in which he told his version of events and lamented the death of his helmet.

By April 7, 2012

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Drone tours Napa earthquake damage

A quadcopter's close aerial footage of the destruction caused by this week's 6.0 California earthquake in wine country shows the potential of drones in disaster areas.

By August 29, 2014

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City gets a 'No Cell Phones' walking lane, for now

As part of an upcoming TV show, a Washington, DC, sidewalk segregates those who walk and text from the more aware.

By July 18, 2014

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Behold, the craziest way ever to get to the airport

Tired of lugging around a heavy suitcase as you travel? Transform your bags into a motorized scooter and make your luggage do the work for you.

By June 9, 2014

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My name is Laura. I'm a compulsive texter. I just fell flat on my face.

Walking and texting is more dangerous than you think. Just ask our CNET en español editor.

By June 4, 2014

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Freescale vision chip makes self-driving cars a bit more ordinary

The company's partnership with software companies will yield an electronics package that can see pedestrians, tell if a driver is dozing off, and initiate emergency-stop decisions.

By May 19, 2014