With so many potential distractions, it's important for both drivers and pedestrians to be aware of their surroundings and pay attention to where they are going. It's a well-known fact that distracted driving is a huge problem in the US, … [Read more...] about 4 Dangerous Distractions That Increase Risk of Pedestrian Accidents
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
Both pedestrians and drivers can be found to be liable for an accident involving jaywalking, depending on the specifics of the case. Whether you hit someone who was crossing the street illegally, or you were a pedestrian hit while crossing at a … [Read more...] about Who Is Liable if a Pedestrian Is in a St. Louis Car Accident While Jaywalking?
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