Tag Archives: Pedestrian Death

Common Causes of Pedestrian Accidents

A recent report published by Smart Growth America noted that between 2005 and 2014, a total of 46,149 people were struck and killed by cars while walking in the United States. In 2014, the most recent year for which data are available, 4,884 pedestrians were killed by a motor vehicle. Between 2005 and 2014, Americans were 7.2 times more likely to die as a pedestrian than from a natural...
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Los Angeles: The Pedestrian Death Capital

Everyone is always talking about the benefits of walking. Walk to work, instead of driving. Walk to the grocery store, instead of taking the bus. Get exercise while you run your errands. Although this sounds like good advice, Angelenos need to be wary of walking as pedestrians, even on sidewalks. According to an article in LA Weekly, Los Angeles is the second best place in America to get killed...
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