Lampposts are being covered in airbags to stop so-called 'smartphone zombies' bumping into them as they walk around staring at their screens in an Austrian city.
Salzburg authorities say tourists are increasingly hurting themselves by not looking where they are going while checking their devices.
Locals have described mobile phone users as Smombies, the short form for a 'smartphone zombie', and civic chiefs are taking action to stop them getting injured.
Actually, the worst part of this story is that Salsburg isn't the only place.
In China, there are special sections of certain pavements that are reserved for people using telephones and walking at the same time.I don't know what to add to this.
In Honolulu anyone crossing the road and looking at their phone will be fined.
In the German city of Augsburg they have started putting traffic lights on the ground where they can be more easily seen by people staring at smartphones.