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Woman Killed in Houston Pedestrian Accident

By The West Law Office |

While walking is a great form of exercise as well as a convenient way to get around larger cities, it can be dangerous. Drivers of cars are often distracted and may hit pedestrians or other objects as they traverse the roadways. Drivers can also be negligent in other ways, putting pedestrians and other motorists… Read More »

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Ways to Avoid Pedestrian Accidents

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While walking is free (no gas required!) and a great form of exercise, it’s not always the safest way to travel. In 2018, 6,227 pedestrians were killed in accidents in the United States. Many more are injured. While many of these pedestrian accidents are caused by careless or distracted drivers, in many cases, pedestrians… Read More »

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New Research Shows That Pedestrian & Cyclist Deaths Due to Car Accidents Are On the Rise

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According to a new report, even as car safety is improving for drivers, the number of deaths for cyclists and pedestrians has shot up. According to statistics, the number of bicyclists killed last year was the highest since 1988 and increased by 10 percent. Meanwhile, pedestrian deaths are at their highest since 1990, and… Read More »

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2018 Was The Worst Year for Pedestrian Accidents, Especially in Texas

By The West Law Office |

2018 was a dangerous year for pedestrians: More than 6,000 died in traffic accidents alone that year. While some of these were inevitably due to stretches of road missing crosswalks and people walking on the roads that also house rush-hour traffic, the real increase–according to the experts–has to do with an increase in SUVs… Read More »

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