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Pedestrian Accidents

Pedestrian Deaths – Grow at Alarming Rate

Posted on March 8, 2018 to
In a recent report on pedestrian safety, the Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA) projects nearly 6,000 pedestrians died in motor vehicle crashes in 2016 and in 2017 nationwide. The number of pedestrian fatalities increased 27 percent in the ten years from 2007...
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Are Fatal Pedestrian Accidents On The Rise In Washington, D.C.?

Posted on October 26, 2016 to
Pedestrian Accident Lawyers Helping Clients in Washington D.C., Maryland and Virginia According to statistics from local police agencies, 50 or 60 people in the D.C. area are struck by vehicles and killed every year, with average deaths peaking in...
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8 Tips To Help Both Drivers And Pedestrians Stay Safe

Posted on October 24, 2016 to
Washington D.C. Accident Lawyers also Serving in Maryland and Virginia Area Daylight savings time will be ending in early November, and coinciding with its end, the Street Smart program will begin another ad push and enforcement period. Because night...
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Is Pedestrian Safety Really Improving In D.C.?

Posted on October 10, 2016 to
Pedestrian Injury Attorneys Helping Accident Victims in Washington D.C., Maryland and Virginia Last month, at least four people were killed in D.C. pedestrian accidents over a two-week period and several more sustained injuries. Despite this spike in vehicle accidents...
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Two DC Pedestrian Accidents Occurred in Less Than 24 Hours

Posted on August 29, 2016 to
Hit and Run Accident Attorneys in Washington D.C., Maryland Virginia Assisting Pedestrian Victims Two men died in less than 24 hours in separate DC pedestrian accidents this month. On Thursday after 2:00 a.m., a 44-year-old victim was struck while...
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This Self-Driving Car Prevented a D.C. Pedestrian Accident

Posted on August 1, 2016 to
Tesla Self-Driving Car Accident Attorneys in Washington D.C., Maryland and Virginia Ready to Assist In a previous blog, we talked about how a self-driving car in Autopilot mode failed to recognize a semi-truck that had pulled out in front...
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What Proposal is D.C. Council Considering to Help Pedestrians and Cyclists After a Vehicle Collision?

Posted on July 13, 2016 to
When a pedestrian or cyclist is hit by a vehicle, the only way that pedestrian or cyclist can collect damages is if the incident was found to be 100 percent the car driver’s fault. If the pedestrian or cyclist...
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Are Wheelchair Users More Likely to be Involved in Car Accidents?

Posted on June 22, 2016 to
A recent analysis of U.S. crash data by the journal BMJ Open Access shows wheelchair users are 36 percent more likely to die in crashes with cars compared to pedestrians not bound to wheelchairs. The study, conducted by experts...
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Why Do D.C. Residents Think Vision Zero Will Fail to Make Roads Safer?

Posted on February 17, 2016 to
Not surprisingly, a survey taken among more than 1,000 residents of D.C. showed that most residents have a major issue with the recent proposals lawmakers have made to increase traffic fines and, in some cases, nearly double them. Additionally,...
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What is Causing the Continued Rise in Pedestrian Deaths in DC?

Posted on February 1, 2016 to
Pedestrian deaths in DC are now averaging more than one per week, according to WTOP. This average is based on data WTOP obtained from 10 local police agencies, which showed that there were 60 pedestrian deaths in DC in...
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