Back to School: Pedestrian Safety Tips for Kids

Back to School: Pedestrian Safety Tips for Kids

Rock Hill SC Pedestrian Accident Lawyer As our children begin heading back to school we see many walking to school or to the bus stop. It is very important for pedestrians to be aware of safety precautions to take, especially for children who can be small and difficult to see. Facts: In the next 24 … Read more

Outside Airbags to Protect Pedestrians

Fort Mill SC Pedestrian Accident Lawyer With the advent of hybrid and electric cars and the increased presence of vehicles in highly urbanized areas, the problem of pedestrian accidents has been on the rise around the country. At almost any speed and any place, a walking pedestrian or cyclist’s collision with a car or truck … Read more

The Dangers of Texting Pedestrians

Rock Hill SC Pedestrian Accident Lawyer It has become common knowledge in recent years that texting while driving is extremely dangerous. Drivers who are texting are 23 times more likely to be involved in an accident. Less is known, however, about the dangers of texting while walking. A recent study of busy South and North … Read more

Accident Hospitalizes Pedestrian

Charlotte NC Pedestrian Accident Lawyer A pedestrian was taken to the hospital Tuesday after being struck by a car while trying to cross the street. The driver of the vehicle had a green light, but it is the drivers duty to yield the right-of-way when making a left turn. The pedestrian was sent to the … Read more

Safer Pedestrian and Driver Behaviors

Charlotte NC Pedestrian Accident Lawyer North Carolina law enforcement is making strides to enforce pedestrian safety laws as part of the N.C. Department of Transportation’s Watch for Me NC campaign. In August 2012 the state began advertising and promoting safer pedestrian and driver behaviors. October was the beginning of phase two, showing strategic enforcement of pedestrian laws, such … Read more

Pedestrian Hit by SUV

Charlotte NC Pedestrian Accident Lawyer An SUV fatally struck an elderly man as he was walking home from a visit with his friends. Due to blunt force trauma the man was pronounced dead at the scene. The man was wearing dark clothing and was probably crossing the street. He believes the driver didn’t see him … Read more

Increase in Pedestrian Deaths

Charlotte NC Pedestrian Accident Lawyer In 2010, there was a record decrease in fatal vehicle accidents from the year prior. Unfortunately, the amount of fatal pedestrian accidents has increased. Across the United States in 2010 32,885 people died in auto accidents, this is the lowest traffic accident death numbers on record since 1949. Accident fatality … Read more