Category Archives: Pedestrian Accident
What Causes Pedestrian Accidents?
In 2021, the number of fatal pedestrian accidents hit a 40-year high. As outlined below, most of these incidents aren’t “accidents.” People accidentally forget to pay the light bill. They don’t accidentally speed excessively or drive drunk and smack into people who are crossing the street. Traffic calming measures and infrastructure changes, like lower… Read More »
The Color Of The Light In Pedestrian Accidents
Pedestrian accidents that occur inside permanent or virtual crosswalks can be very serious, and the color of the light is often a crucial factor. A virtual crosswalk is a pedestrian-activated crosswalk found in busy areas without an intersection. The crosswalks usually have two light colors: flashing yellow (like a green light) and no flashing… Read More »