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University debuts ‘texting lane’ for students on their phones

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We’ve all been there.

You’re walking down the street or maybe up a flight of stairs. And you’re stuck behind someone who’s looking down at their phone — texting, talking, whatever.

Well, one college in Utah came up with an idea: a texting-only lane.

Utah Valley University says this is a particularly busy staircase at the Student Life and Wellness Center.

UVU Marketing designed the three separate lanes — walk, run and text — which were installed on June 7.

It’s unclear if anyone actually follows the markings, but it is a clever idea.

“Isn’t the passing lane (supposed to be) on the left?” one Instagram user asks,

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