According to the fatality analysis report system (FARS,) the annual traffic accidents from 2007 to 2016 showed a steady increase in pedestrian deaths. Technology is making our lives easier and simpler than ever before. Some studies show that as … [Read more...] about Electric Car Accidents Involving Pedestrians
The school year beginning means different things to different people, but no matter what, it affects the conditions of the roads. We are now into the month of September, and as a result, most schools are back in session. For many parents, this … [Read more...] about Back to School Safety Guidelines to Avoid a Car Accident
You don’t have to be in a car to be involved in a car accident. In fact, over 78,000 pedestrians are treated for injuries each year as a result of being hit by a car. Since a pedestrian has absolutely no protection from the impact, injuries are … [Read more...] about Pedestrian Hit By Car St. Louis [Updated June 2018]
Although drivers have a higher duty of care to be more cautious when there are pedestrians around, that does not necessarily mean that they are always at fault when a pedestrian is hit. Usually, when a driver hits a pedestrian, the driver is at … [Read more...] about Do Pedestrians Always Have the Right of Way?
Pedestrians also have an obligation to act as any reasonable person would to protect themselves. When you are in an accident and you hit a pedestrian, in most cases you, the driver, would be found at fault. However, although the law holds the driver … [Read more...] about Can the Pedestrian Be at Fault in a Car-Pedestrian Accident?
Pedestrian accidents, rental liability, and animals can all be involved in vehicular collisions, and it isn’t always easy to discern who is at fault. When there is an accident that involves just two cars and two drivers, determining who is at … [Read more...] about The Most Common Special Circumstances Auto Accidents