Category Archive: Pedestrian Accidents

Study: Children’s Developing Brains Can Lead to Increased Risk of Pedestrian Accidents

All of us likely remember what we were taught as children when it came to crossing streets: Look both ways before you cross and make sure the road is clear.  It all seemed simple enough when we were told to do this before crossing a street, but many of us likely remember that it was Read More

Report: US Pedestrian Fatalities Spike In 2016

Doctors have likely or will likely encourage most of us to do more walking as we get older.  Walking is very good exercise and can provide several different health benefits for people.  Most walkers, regardless of why they are out and about, share space with motorists and bicyclists.  For the most part, this shared arrangement Read More

DUI Danger: Study Ranks Drunk Driving Deaths By State

Are some states or geographic regions in the United States more prone to having drunk drivers on their roads than others?  Is there any reason to think that some parts of the country are more dangerous when it comes to DUI accidents or drunk driving deaths?  While a recent study does not necessarily answer those Read More

Parking Lot Accidents: Underrated Problem Rears Its Head in San Diego

Many of us have become annoyed as we drove through parking lots and parking garages over the years.  This tends to happen when a large number of vehicles are crammed into tight spaces.  Everyone is in a hurry to either get in or get out and people are generally thinking of other things as they Read More

Fatal Pedestrian Accident in Mira Mesa

Crossing the street on foot is much more dangerous than many people realize.  Despite the advancement of technology that has provided walking lanes, visual and audio signals and the like, a fatal pedestrian accident can occur at almost any time and in almost any place.  Tragically, that’s what occurred on Thursday morning in Mira Mesa Read More

Fatal San Diego Pedestrian Accidents – Group Releases the “Fatal 15” Intersections

San Diego is a walking city.  The weather is almost always amenable to this form of exercise.  The landscape is beautiful and the area is usually filled with travelers who want to take it all in.  San Diego is also a city that, like most other places in Southern California, is home to a high Read More

Pedestrian Accidents – Where They Occur The Most

Walking is not only the oldest form of transportation known to man, but it remains one of the healthiest.  Almost any doctor will tell a patient that going for a walk is a good, safe and beneficial way to get your heart rate up.  Unfortunately, the statistics relating to pedestrian accidents may force some to Read More

Study: California Car Accidents Lead to Poor Ranking For State’s Drivers

People often compare drivers by state.  While this is purely an anecdotal analysis when drivers discuss it, there are certain states that have poor reputations in terms of the drivers it allows on their respective roads.  California drivers are not generally thought of as being sound behind the wheel, as is the case with several Read More

Report: Fatal Pedestrian Accidents Among Teens On the Rise

It’s hard to believe that a generation ago, almost no one walked around with cell phones.  The concept of the smartphone was not even imaginable to most.  These days, it’s almost more eye-catching to see a group of people walking together without at least some of them tapping away or talking on their cell phones.  Read More

Pokémon Go Study: Game Is a Major Distraction for Drivers and Pedestrians

Pokémon Go is a game that has taken the entire world by storm.  Millions of people continue to play it on a daily basis.  While the game is obviously fun, somewhat addictive for some players and requires some light exercise, it also involves danger.  Media outlets have published a high number of Pokémon Go stories in Read More

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