Data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reveals that pedestrian accidents most often occur in urban areas and locations that are not at intersections. However, some pedestrian accidents also occur at intersections, especially when drivers ignore stop signs or traffic signals because they are distracted or driving recklessly."..."
As a pedestrian, you expect a certain level of security when you travel on local sidewalks—or even when you walk on the road in areas without sidewalks. Cars should give you a wide berth as they travel through the area Unfortunately, some drivers do not exercise adequate care. Whether they"..."
St. Louis Pedestrian Accident Lawyers: Negligent Motorists St. Louis, MO Pedestrians are extremely vulnerable to injury in the event of a traffic accident. The human body is no match for a vehicle and the injuries that pedestrians can sustain have the potential to result in serious medical complications. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA)"..."
Prior to calling an accident lawyer, it is common to have questions and concerns about your situation. Please use this resource as well “Top 5 St. Louis Car Accident FAQs” to help prepare yourself for a MO car accident or to help you decide what to do now, after"..."
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, crash related accidents involving pedestrians account for a death every two hours and an injury every seven minutes.1 The risk for death or injury during a crash or collision involving a pedestrian is significantly greater for certain high-risk individuals including adults"..."
Both the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have prevalently conducted studies and research on the dangers that face pedestrians. In both of the organizations’ work, it has been revealed that certain populations are more at risk of being involved in a pedestrian"..."
Pedestrian safety is a significant problem as the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that on average there is one crash related pedestrian death every two hours and a pedestrian injury every seven minutes. The risk of injury or death does disproportionately affect certain pedestrian sub-categories. Older adults are"..."