Stay alert! More than 50,000 crashes occur in parking lots and garage structures annually, resulting in 500 or more deaths and more than 60,000 injuries.
Thousands of pedestrians end up with broken bones, tissue damage or even worse because of cell phone or other distractions in parking lots.
During the hectic holiday season, drivers and pedestrians also are likely to be distracted by extensive to-do lists and are hurriedly trying to get from one place to another.
Read more of the original article at National Safety Council.