Category: Pedestrian Injury

Who Is Considered a Pedestrian Under California Laws?

Being hit by a car or truck can cause injuries that are physically, emotionally, and financially devastating. A person on foot has no protection to shield them from the impact of a motor vehicle that strikes them and knocks them to the pavement. When a pedestrian accident is caused by…

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Pedestrian Deaths in the U.S. Reach 40-Year High in 2021

An average of 20 pedestrians were killed in traffic accidents every day in 2021, creating a 40-year high in pedestrian fatalities across the U.S., the Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA) says. The GHSA report, called Pedestrian Traffic Fatalities by State: 2021 Preliminary Data, is based on state-provided fatality projections for 2021…

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Pedestrian Safety in Las Vegas

Las Vegas is a great city to see on foot. Yet it has also been a very dangerous place for pedestrians. Nevada ranks eleventh in pedestrian fatalities, and as recent as 2 years ago Clark County counted 63 deaths. In the previous ten years, accidents killed over 600 people walking…

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