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What Are the Top Causes of Pedestrian Accidents?

Every 90 minutes, a pedestrian in the U.S. is killed in a crash. In Texas, pedestrians are at an even greater risk of being injured by a vehicle. What are the top causes of pedestrian accidents, and what can we do to make everyone on our roads as safe as possible? These are vital questions to ask to address our problems. Pedestrian[...]

Date: January 3, 2020 / Pedestrian Injury
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Improving Safety for Houston’s Pedestrians and Cyclists

Houston is one of the deadliest big cities for pedestrians and bicyclists. Each year, more than 100 walkers and cyclists are killed and hundreds more are seriously injured in accidents with motor vehicles. Fortunately, some positive steps are being taken to try to reduce the number of crashes involving pedestrians and cyclists. [...]

Date: April 8, 2019 / Bicycle Accidents / Pedestrian Injury / Safety Tips
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When Talking About Crashes, Why Do We Blame the Victims?

When a driver hits another car, a pedestrian, or cyclist, we can be too quick to habitually blame the victim for the accident instead of the driver who is responsible. This unfair victim accusation is based in part on human psychology, with negligent (or careless) drivers (and their insurers) all too willing to perpetuate this m[...]

Date: February 11, 2019 / Accident Attorney / Bicycle Accidents / Pedestrian Injury
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It’s Distracted Driving Awareness Month – Here’s How You Can Observe It

Distracted driving is a public health issue that affects us all. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the latest statistics show that each day about 9 Americans are killed and more than 1,000 are injured in crashes involving a distracted driver. It’s one of several reasons why the National Safety[...]

Date: April 10, 2018 / Pedestrian Injury / Personal Injury / Vehicle Wrecks
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Getting to the Root of Pedestrian Collisions in Houston

In late 2016, Houston police indicated that pedestrian fatalities in Houston jumped 31% from the year before. The dramatic increase left many safety advocates and government officials bewildered. "The numbers are just dramatically going up, and it's been really hard for us to explain why," said Houston Police Department Sgt. De[...]

Date: March 10, 2017 / Pedestrian Injury
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Getting to the Root of Pedestrian Collisions in Houston

In late 2016, Houston police indicated that pedestrian fatalities in Houston jumped 31% from the year before. The dramatic increase left many safety advocates and government officials bewildered. "The numbers are just dramatically going up, and it's been really hard for us to explain why," said Houston Police Department Sgt. De[...]

Date: March 2, 2017 / Pedestrian Injury
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