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Man Killed In Pedestrian Crash After Car Becomes Disabled

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Being a pedestrian can be dangerous. Drivers do not always yield to people crossing roads. They may be distracted or drunk. In some cases, they are in a hurry. Vision is another issue, as it can be hard to see someone crossing the road in the dark late at night. A man was killed… Read More »

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Pedestrian Laws In Texas

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Whether you are a pedestrian or a motorist, you may be confused about pedestrian laws in Texas. For example, there is a saying that the pedestrian always has the right of way, but is this true? What are your responsibilities as a motorist? What are things that pedestrians are and are not allowed to… Read More »

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Pedestrian Killed In Multi-Vehicle Crash In Houston

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While many people choose to walk from place to place, doing so can be dangerous. Vehicles often fail to stop for pedestrians, especially on busy roads. This often leads to serious pedestrian accidents. Sadly, this was the case in Houston. On the evening of April 24, five vehicles were involved in a crash, killing… Read More »

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Pedestrian Fatalities Increasing In Texas

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There were fewer people on the roads in the last year due to COVID. People were quarantined at home to reduce the spread of the virus. Employees were laid off or working from home. Children were learning from home. This meant people weren’t driving as much. This didn’t cause a decrease in accidents, though…. Read More »

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Texas Pedestrian Killed By Off-Duty Police Officer

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Many Texans travel from Point A to Point B by walking. People walk from place to place because they enjoy doing so and like getting exercise. Others do it because they have no other transportation. In any case, walking along a roadway with other vehicles can be dangerous, especially in the early morning hours… Read More »

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Several Fatal Pedestrian Accidents in Texas

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Many people choose to walk to get from place to place. However, there is always the risk of getting hit by a car. Pedestrian accidents happen on a daily basis across the United States. Sadly, several fatal ones have happened in Texas since 2021 started. The first one happened on the afternoon of January… Read More »

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Woman Killed in Houston Pedestrian Crash After Driver Goes Unconscious

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While many people enjoy going on walks around town with friends and family members, these activities can sadly end in a deadly accident. An example of this recently happened in Houston. A driver went unconscious and ended up hitting and killing a pedestrian. The fatal pedestrian accident happened on the morning of October 19… Read More »

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1 Killed, 1 Injured in 2 Separate Pedestrian Crashes in Houston

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Texas is one of the deadliest states for pedestrians. Hundreds of people die while walking on the state’s streets every year. Houston is one of the cities where pedestrian crashes happen most often. Two pedestrian accidents recently occurred in Houston. One person was killed, while another was seriously injured. In both cases, the victims… Read More »

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Woman Killed in Houston Pedestrian Accident

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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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