Category: Pedestrian Accidents

Responsibility of Drivers and Pedestrians in Accidents

Every day people get into car accidents. Sometimes those accidents are with other cars. Sometimes they are with bicycles. And sometimes they are with pedestrians.

 

In 2013, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reported that there were 66,000 pedestrian injuries and 4,735 pedestrian deaths – more than 12 people each day – as a result of crashes with motor vehicles. And at least for the injuries, that [..]

Lawmakers Address Growing Concerns about Pedestrian Safety

 

According to several research studies, Florida roads are among the most dangerous in the country for pedestrians and cyclists alike. That’s why it’s such good news that Florida officials are finally taking steps to address this terrible problem.

 

In an attempt to make their cities safer for both cyclists and pedestrians, Mayors in Boca Raton, Delray Beach, and Boynton Beach have all promised to spend the next [..]

Avoid Pedestrian and Cycling Accidents on the Route to School

 

But many residents might be unaware that Florida also ranks high among the most dangerous states for pedestrians – and cyclists aren’t far behind.

 

An astounding 1 in 4 traffic deaths in Florida is a pedestrian or bicyclist. In fact, a 2014 study ranked the most dangerous cities for pedestrians in 2014, and Florida was the clear frontrunner. Of the top five cities, four were in Florida. [..]