Category: Pedestrian Accidents Blog

Texting While Driving in Texas

Over the past two decades, emergency room visits due to smartphone-related injuries have risen dramatically, according to a study cited by CNN. The vast majority of victims were individuals in their teens and 20s. Distracted driving, walking, and texting accidents were the primary causes of these injury accidents. The Dallas injury…

Rise In Pedestrian Fatalaties and Accidents

Distracted walking has become a significant public safety concern in recent years. The problem has become so noticeable that the National Safety Council recently added distracted walking to its injury categories. While the law recognizes that pedestrians have the right of way, it is still up to them to do…

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Last year, 6,227 pedestrians died in traffic accidents in the U.S. – the highest number in nearly three decades, according to a recent report from the Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA). The figure represents a 4% increase over 2017, and the most annual pedestrian fatalities since 1990. Pedestrian fatalities accounted for 16%…