Auto Pedestrian Accidents

Pedestrians crossing street

Summer Safety Tips for Pedestrians and Drivers

As temperatures rise and the days become longer, citizens across the country flock outdoors for entertainment during the summer months. Given recent stay-at-home orders and a societal push to enforce social distancing, people are relying on outdoor activities for entertainment, exercise, and a breath of fresh air now more than ever. While pedestrians enjoy summertime…

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Hit and Run accident

3 Fatal Hit-and-Runs Across Houston Within 24 Hours

It’s no secret that Houston is home to bad drivers; however, the city has seen an uptick of fatal hit-and-runs reflecting reckless driving behavior. Over the course of one evening, three pedestrians were killed in separate fatal car accidents across the city. In all three accidents, the drivers fled the scene of the crime. Two…

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Pedestrian Injuries

Pedestrian and Cyclist Deaths Spike According To Federal Report

More U.S. pedestrians died last year than at any time over the past three decades according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s latest report, even as more motor vehicles come with advanced crash avoidance systems. The reported pedestrian death tally was 6,283 for 2018, representing a 3.4 percent increase over the previous year; and,…

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Pedestrian Injuries

Teenage Pedestrian Accidents

Sadly, a 14-year-old was recently killed trying to cross FM 1942 in Crosby, Texas. This teenage pedestrian accident comes just days after a 13-year-old girl was run over by a car in Harris County. Most people will be a pedestrian at some point in their lives, which means the safety of those walking on or…

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Distracted Driving

Pedestrian Accident Liability in Texas

Increasing numbers of distracted and negligent drivers have now led to Texas being the 13th highest ranked state for pedestrian deaths.

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Pedestrian Accidents

130 Pedestrian Accidents So Far This Year

Most school children learn to look both ways before crossing the street to help them avoid collisions with cars, but it’s not pedestrians that are the problem. The “car culture” in Houston has created a deadly environment for pedestrians with an astonishing number of auto pedestrian accidents. So far this year, the city has already seen 130 pedestrian accidents, 11 of which were fatal.

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