Phone-using Scooter Rider Facebutts Bus

A scooter rider in Danshui (Tamsui) district of New Taipei City went face-first into the back of a bus while looking down at his phone. Mr Hsu, 28, was following the bus on Danjin Road at around 9:00am July 15 when the bus signaled and stopped at a bus stop. Mr Hsu, who was not wearing a full-face helmet slammed into the back of the bus. The impact knocked Mr Hsu’s helmet off his head and left him with multiple

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Woman Falls onto Subway Tracks While Using Smartphone

[Picture: Reader contributed to United Daily News] A woman using her phone while walking on the platform of Taipei Metro’s Kunyang Station, fell onto the tracks today, but fortunately was unharmed. A train had just left the station when the incident occurred at 12:17pm. Station staff took 3 minutes to help Ms Liao, 41, back onto the station platform. Ms Liao suffered minor abrasions, and declined offers to take her to hospital. Taipei Metro authorities said Ms Liao has been

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