June 26, 2019

The Wall Street Journal headline on February 28th, 2019 was certainly sobering: “Pedestrian Deaths Highest Since 1990”. For the first time in nearly two decades, pedestrian deaths are on the rise.

At more than 6200 in the U.S. in 2018, pedestrian deaths exceed those by...

March 22, 2019

Wakefield Fire Chief Michael Sullivan and Police Chief Rick Smith are reminding residents take caution and follow the law while bicycling, walking, jogging and driving.

The reminder comes in the wake of several recent regional motor vehicle crashes that have involved pe...

New criteria, if adopted, could lead to pedestrian-focused modifications for Arcata square

Colin Fiske has a vision for a safer, cleaner and more pedestrian-friendly Arcata. Last Thursday the Plaza Improvement Task Force looked into adopting criteria focused on protecti...

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - Community advocacy group the Northside Coalition on Monday called for city and state agencies to make pedestrian safety a bigger priority and do more to prevent future deadly crashes. 

When it comes to pedestrian-related crashes, the numbers ar...

U.S. pedestrian deaths hit a 28-year high in 2018, according to new estimates that suggest the nation's SUV boom is becoming increasingly deadly.

The Governors Highway Safety Association estimated that pedestrian deaths across the nation rose 4 percent to 6,22...

March 22, 2019

More and more, people are choosing to hit the road on foot. It’s healthy, environmentally conscious and the journey can be very enjoyable. However, walking distracted has led to a decline in pedestrian safety. Pedestrians are not paying attention or obeying the rules o...

More than 6,200 Pedestrians Killed on U.S. Roads Last Year

WASHINGTON, D.C. – A new report from the Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA) projects that 6,227 pedestrian fatalities occurred in 2018, the highest number in nearly three decades.

States were asked...

June 18, 2018

A SUNSHINE Coast mother watched as her two daughters and own mum were hit by a car, killing her six-year-old girl.

On Sunday night, a GoFundMe page was set up for Indie’s family to cover funeral costs and medical expenses.

“The local Yandina family Jas and Emily Arm...

THE Logan community was in mourning on the weekend after two people were killed on the city’s roads in the past week.

Floral tributes were placed on the side of Waterford-Tamborine Rd, near the Anzac Ave intersection for a 22-year-old man, killed on Friday night when hi...

June 10, 2018

OKALOOSA COUNTY, Fla. (WKRG) - A Florida man was crossing the road when he was fatally hit by a car in the early morning hours Sunday. 

According to the Florida Highway Patrol, at 12:03 a.m., 46-year-old Troy Edward Walter from Navarre, was crossing at the intersection...

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