Halloween is an exhilarating time for both children and adults, as costumes, candy, and the thrill of the night reign supreme. However, with increased pedestrian traffic and distractions, it’s essential to prioritize safety. Below, our experienced pedestrian accident lawyers go over some safety tips. Wear Reflective Clothing And Accessories While spooky costumes are fun, it’s […]
- October 12, 2021
- By Samer Habbas, Esq
- In Pedestrian Accident,
The U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is once again designating the month of October as “Pedestrian Safety Month.” Despite ambitious efforts across the country, the problem of pedestrian accidents is ongoing – and the COVID-19 pandemic did not help. According to a report in Forbes, an estimated 6,721 pedestrians were struck and killed in 2020, a 21% increase from 2019. The National Safety Council reported that in 2019, 17% of all traffic deaths were pedestrians.