Users playing Pokemon Go roam through the physical world searching for virtual Pokemon creatures to catch. Some have been spotted in Danbury City Hall and at Danbury Library among other locations in the Greater Danbury area.
The AAA is warning people about the dangers of playing the "augmented reality" game while driving - or even walking. It's worried about "tragic real-world consequences" if someone plays the popular smartphone game while behind the wheel or crossing an intersection.
Connecticut already prohibits smartphone use while driving. The safety warning was prompted by the surging popularity of the game. AAA says it's important that as you're playing the game, you don't forget about reality.