[Study] The Most Dangerous Places for Pedestrians

On July 11, 2019, a driver struck two pedestrians in Jacksonville, Florida, killing one on impact and injuring the other. The driver had been under the influence and was doing 75 mph in a 25 mph zone. On April 17, 2019, a vehicle struck and killed a pedestrian in front of a San Antonio…

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What Are the Main Causes of Pedestrian Accidents in Texas?

Pedestrian accidents are some of the most devastating types of collisions. They are often catastrophic or fatal for pedestrians, as the human body cannot withstand the impact of a large and heavy motor vehicle. In 2020, the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles reported 717 pedestrian deaths due to traffic accidents. If you walk or…

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6 Questions to Ask a Pedestrian Accident Lawyer

If you get injured in a pedestrian accident in Texas and wish to pursue financial compensation for your medical bills and other losses, you may need assistance from a pedestrian accident lawyer. It is important to take care in selecting your lawyer. The lawyer you retain can make a difference to the outcome of…

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Determining Liability for Pedestrian Accidents in Texas

Pedestrian accidents cause some of the most serious injuries of all traffic accidents. Pedestrians are vulnerable to severe injuries such as bone fractures, traumatic brain injuries, and spinal cord injuries when hit by motor vehicles. It can be difficult to determine who is responsible for a pedestrian accident. Although the driver of the motor…

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How to Stay Safe This Halloween

There are many great things about Halloween (October 31). Children love and adults are nostalgic for the creepy costumes and the scary decorations, which means Halloween night should be a great night for fun for people of all ages. Unfortunately, it is also a night to worry, especially for the parents of young children,…

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Too Many Pedestrian Accidents; What Can Be Done?

There is little doubt that something more must be done to keep pedestrians safe from traffic. For thirty years, pedestrian fatalities steadily dropped, which was significant. However, since 2010,  the numbers have been rising again. In the last ten years, a pedestrian is killed every 90 minutes, which means more than 40,000 have died…

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What Are Texas Lawmakers Doing to Make Our Roads Safer?

The last day that no one died on Texas roads was Nov. 7, 2000. The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) has been expanding its efforts to “End the Streak,” which is how their promotional materials put things. However, despite their best efforts, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), Texas is still the…

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Making San Antonio Safer for Pedestrians

Last week, on the night of April 11th, an auto-pedestrian accident happened in San Antonio at about 10:30 p.m. According to reports, a man in a wheelchair was rolling along on a sidewalk, when a driver was pulling out of a gas station on Perrin Beitel Road near Northeast Interstate Loop 410, and she…

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Efforts to Keep Pedestrians Safe Around Traffic Are Proceeding

As most are aware of by now, Syracuse University’s head basketball coach Jim Boeheim had just a second or two to try to swerve and avoid hitting a car that had stalled out in the middle of a Syracuse highway last weekend, and he was unable to avoid hitting the car’s driver, who had…

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