Pedestrian Accidents

Do Jaywalkers Have the Right of Way
Do Jaywalkers Have the Right of Way?

When it comes to traffic laws, jaywalking is one of the most commonly misunderstood offenses. Many people believe that as… Read More

Pedestrians in dangerous situation in a crosswalk in the city street at night.
What Are the Common Causes of Pedestrian Accidents?

Experiencing a pedestrian accident can turn your world upside down, leaving you with a whirlwind of emotions – shock, fear,… Read More

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How Long Does It Take to Settle a Pedestrian Accident Claim?

No one can say for certain how long it will take to recover compensation for a pedestrian accident victim’s medical… Read More

An SUV drives in an urban setting
Would an Urban SUV Ban Reduce The Risk of Pedestrian Accidents and Injuries?

Citing High Accident Rates Associated with SUVs, Safety Advocates Suggest Reducing The Number of Vehicles on Road According to a recent… Read More

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Does Daylight Saving Time Result in More Personal Injuries?

Studies Link Shorter Daylight Hours to Higher Rates of Car Accidents and Pedestrian Injuries Daylight Saving Time (DST) ended on… Read More

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Accidents and Electric Scooters in New York and New Jersey

Electric Scooters are Coming to New York  According to a recent article in The New York Times, electric scooters will soon… Read More

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Fire Truck Collision with Pedestrian in Philadelphia

City Center Crash Involved Fire Vehicle and Pedestrian According to recent reports from ABC News 6 and Philadelphia CBS Local,… Read More

New Study Addresses High Rates of Pedestrian-Vehicle Collisions in the Suburbs

City Streets May Pose Fewer Risks to Pedestrian Safety Than Suburban Roads, Study Finds Drivers and pedestrians alike may assume… Read More

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High Number of NY Pedestrian Deaths Caused by Left-Turning Vehicles

New York’s Vision Zero Aims to End Pedestrian Deaths by Addressing Left-Turning Vehicles and Fatal Accidents According to a recent report… Read More

Pedestrian crossing the street with distracted cyclist riding in front of him.
Pedestrian-Cyclist Collisions are a Growing Concern in New York City

Cyclists Crashing into Pedestrians in City Parks and Elsewhere in Manhattan Many pedestrians in New York know that they may… Read More

Cross walk signaling the walk sign.
5 Common Pedestrian Accident Injuries

Getting hurt or losing a loved one in a pedestrian accident is devastating no matter what the circumstances might be, but… Read More

Red car hits a blue one in an intersection.
Hit-and-Run Accidents on The Rise

More Hit-and-Run Accidents Are Resulting in Fatal Injuries, Study Says When pedestrians cross the street, head to work on foot,… Read More

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New Jersey Fatal Car Crashes Increased in Sussex County

Statewide Fatal Car Accidents Decreased While Sussex County Saw a Rise in Traffic Fatalities The state of New Jersey reports… Read More

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Pedestrian Safety Remains a Problem in Manhattan

Lower Manhattan Pedestrian Deaths on the Rise New York City has been taking steps to reduce the rate of pedestrian accidents,… Read More

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Pedestrian Safety Advocates Highlight Dangerous Walkway in New Jersey

Northern New Jersey Town Cited for Hazardous Pedestrian Crossing Causing Accidents Many people who live in Bayonne, New Jersey work… Read More

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Recent Serious and Fatal SEPTA Bus Accidents in Philadelphia

SEPTA Bus Crashes Result in Serious and Fatal Injuries to Motorists and Pedestrians Alike When you are thinking about public transit… Read More

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Red Light Running and Pedestrian Accidents

Preventing Red Light Running May Reduce the Rate of Pedestrian Accidents and Injuries There are many different causes of pedestrian accidents… Read More

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New York Pedestrian Safety Campaign Aims to Prevent Vehicle Accidents

Safety Program, “See! Be Seen!” Encourages Prevention for Pedestrian and Motor Vehicle Accidents Pedestrian accidents are a problem in New… Read More

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New York Safety for Blind Pedestrians

Making Crosswalks Safer for Blind Pedestrians in New York City to Avoid Motor Vehicle Accidents Pedestrian vehicle accidents are already… Read More

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New Study Addresses Pedestrian Deaths in Motor Vehicle Accidents

Road Type Plays a Role in Pedestrian Vehicle Accident Rates and Severity, Study Says According to a recent article in the… Read More

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More SUVs Means More Pedestrian Vehicle Accident Deaths?

New Study Suggests Rising Popularity of SUVs Contributes to Pedestrian Motor Vehicle Accident Fatality Rate Are SUVs to blame for… Read More

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Study Says Most Auto Accidents and Injuries Happen on Saturday

Weekends are the Least Safe Times to Drive Are some days more dangerous to be on the road than others?… Read More

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New Jersey Lawmaker Proposes School Bus Seat Belt Law

Can Three-Point Seat Belts Prevent Child Injuries in School Bus Accidents? As many New Jersey residents know, a recent school… Read More

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Uber Safety Review Cites Flawed Technology in Pedestrian Vehicle Accident

Software to Blame for Uber Vehicle Accident That Killed Pedestrian, According to Company Uber Technologies Inc. recently conducted a safety… Read More

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More Pedestrian Deaths from Vehicle Accidents, but Potentially More Solutions

Recent Study Says Pedestrian-Motor Vehicle Accident Deaths are Increasing, but Solutions May be Available According to a recent news release from the… Read More

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Hit-and-Run Pedestrian Vehicle Accidents are on the Rise

New AAA Study Says More Bicyclists and Pedestrians are Vulnerable to Hit-and-Run Collisions If you regularly ride your bike or… Read More

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Philadelphia Makes Truck Safety Enhancements to Prevent Auto Accident Injuries

Trash Compactor Trucks in Philadelphia Will be Equipped With New Safety Features Most people assume that large truck accidents happen primarily… Read More

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New Rule Allows Cyclists to Use Pedestrian Signals for Safety

When we discuss bicyclists on New York City streets, we often emphasize the motto of “share the road,” suggesting that automobiles… Read More

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Could Traffic Enforcement in Philadelphia Prevent Pedestrian Accidents?

Philadelphia Seeks to Improve Pedestrian Safety in Center City with More Traffic Enforcement Officers In recent years, Center City Philadelphia… Read More

Pedestrian Safety Measures in New York City

New Legislation Gives Right of Way to Pedestrians at Flashing Red Lights When pedestrians in New York City cross the… Read More