Are Fatal Pedestrian Accidents On The Rise In Washington, D.C.?
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 August. These deaths are part of a trend – the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA)...Read More
Is Pedestrian Safety Really Improving In D.C.?
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 involving pedestrians, police data shows 2016 might actually be a better year in terms of pedestrian safety...Read More
What is Causing the Continued Rise in Pedestrian Deaths in DC?
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 fatalities in DC in 2015. The 2015 total marks a disturbing trend, which has seen pedestrian accident fatalities in...Read More