Category: Pedestrian Accidents

Pedestrian Accidents Spike During Halloween

October 24, 2017 | Category: Pedestrian Accidents

Halloween is one of the most eagerly awaited nights of the year for kids. Dressing up in their favorite costumes, trick-or-treating in the community, collecting lots of goodies and being with friends and family make Halloween a kid’s dream. Unfortunately, it can also be a safety nightmare.  

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U. S. Government Issues Call to Action to Reduce Traffic Fatalities

September 16, 2016 | Category: Automobile Accidents, Motorcycle Accidents, Pedestrian Accidents, Personal Injury

U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx, on August 29, 2016 issued the following comment in a press release, "Despite decades of safety improvements, far too many people are killed on our nation’s roads every year. Solving this problem will take teamwork, so we're issuing a call to action and asking researchers, safety experts, data scientists, and the public to analyze the fatality data and help find ways to prevent these tragedies.”  

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Pedestrian Safety: The Right of Way

July 12, 2016 | Category: Pedestrian Accidents, Personal Injury

Florida can be a dangerous place for those who chose to travel by foot. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration in 2014, there were 4,884 (including 588 in Florida) pedestrians killed and an estimated 65,000 injured in traffic crashes in the United States. Roads, intersections and even parking areas in Florida tend not to be designed with pedestrian safety as a primary concern. Traffic moves fast in Florida and tragically, pedestrians can often be left in unsafe...

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