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2013-08-20 23:17:44

Recent government research indicates there has been a significant increase in the number of deaths of pedestrians walking while under the influence of alcohol. “Distracted walking” accounted for over 4,400 deaths in 2011, and the numbers continue to increase and raise concern in the legal community over safe pedestrian practices. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) August 20, 2013 According to the National Highway Transportation Safety Transportation (NHTSA), there were a total of 4,432 deaths and...

2012-12-22 05:04:39

This weekend, the weekend before Christmas, is National Holiday Lifesavers Weekend and it kicks off with “Lights on for Life” Day on Friday. The Portland personal injury lawyers of Shulman DuBois LLC have created a list of tips to help keep drivers safe during these wet, dark days of holiday driving. Portland, OR (PRWEB) December 21, 2012 National “Lights on for Life” Day asks drivers to keep their headlights on all day as a reminder to drive safe and as a way to...

Watch Where You're Going! Pedestrian Fatalities Increase
2012-08-08 05:39:32

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Texting and talking on your cellphone are both activities that can lead pedestrians astray. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) recently highlighted the danger of distracted pedestrians with its announcement regarding pedestrian fatalities due to car accidents, which increased by four percent in 2010. In the study, the authors stated that 4,280 pedestrians were involved in fatal car crashes in 2010. In...

Hey You! Look Up! Distracted Walking A Growing Concern
2012-07-31 06:26:11

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Talking on a phone and walking at the same time. Texting while not looking forward. Listening to music and playing a video game simultaneously. These are just a few examples of distracted walking. According to government officials and safety experts, distracted walking is a growing issue. The Associated Press recently reported that the number of injuries related to distracted walking has more than quadrupled over the past seven...

2012-03-19 23:02:36

New York auto accident lawyer David Perecman reviews the newly released Tri-State Campaign for Transportation report, Most Dangerous Roads for Walking. The report analyzed federal data for Connecticut, New York and New Jersey from 2008 to 2010. The New York auto accident lawyers at The Perecman Firm have handled all types of auto accident cases over the past 30 years. New York, NY (PRWEB) March 19, 2012 The Tri-State Campaign for Transportation (TSTC) released the Most Dangerous Roads for...


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