In accidents that involve jaywalkers, it’s important to review the circumstances of the incident to determine who is at-fault . Generally, you’d think that people who break the law have what’s coming to them. If a person jaywalking gets hit by a … [Read more...] about Pedestrian Injured While Jaywalking in St. Louis: Who is At Fault?
According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, there were 1454 car crashes involving pedestrians in 2017. Though the state trends show their number has been decreasing over the years, thanks to improved safety precautions taken by the state, the … [Read more...] about Preventing Pedestrian Accidents: 5 Dangerous Spots to Look out for Pedestrians
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. According to the CDC, in 2017, 5,977 pedestrians were killed in traffic accidents, and 137,000 pedestrians were treated in emergency rooms for nonfatal injuries. Since a pedestrian … [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?