If you follow the news, you may have heard the story of a woman who struck a family crossing the street in New York and killed two small children and injured a pregnant woman. The accident itself spawned rage, but her actions following the crash furthered that aggression toward her. In a photograph, she...Read More
Two DC Pedestrian Accidents Occurred in Less Than 24 Hours
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 leaving the restaurant he owned in the Shaw neighborhood. A breathalyzer was administered to the driver, but the accident is still under investigation. Sometime after 2:00 a.m....Read More
Why Do D.C. Residents Think Vision Zero Will Fail to Make Roads Safer?
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, the District is installing more traffic cameras, particularly in school zones, where fines can reach...Read More
What is Vision Zero?
Recently, Washington City Paper had an interesting long-form story about Vision Zero, a pedestrian accident campaign aimed at reducing fatalities in major metropolitan areas including D.C.
What is Vision Zero?We blogged about Vision Zero earlier this spring. By 2024, D.C. is attempting to end all fatal pedestrian accidents through public strategies and funding. Other cities... Read More
D.C. Motorcycle-Pedestrian Accident Results in Injuries
On April 12, two people were injured in a motorcycle-pedestrian accident that occurred in Southwest D.C. According to WUSA9, the crash occurred at 5:55 a.m. on Independence Avenue at the Kutz Bridge. The station reported that the people involved in the accident suffered serious injuries. US Park...Read More