3 lessons from a real pedestrian accident

Laura Bliss was walking through a crosswalk when she was struck by a car making a left turn. A writer and editor, Bliss wrote a first-person account of what she learned from this experience. The full story is here, but what stands out in her account are the mistakes she made after that crash. Here… Learn More »

Pedestrian deaths are on the rise – and most are men

Worldwide, pedestrians account for 30% of the 1 million people who die in traffic crashes every year. For 2010 – the last full year for which national data is available – the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) said that 4,280 pedestrians died in traffic accidents, a 4% increase from the previous year. 69% of the… Learn More »