Pedestrian Accident Articles

Drivers and pedestrians both responsible for safety

Protected pedestrian walkway with people on bicycles and people walking across the street

Pedestrian accidents are up. Each year approximately 4,800 pedestrians are killed – that’s one pedestrian killed every two hours in the U.S. While the injuries and fatalities affect all ages and both genders, the average age of a pedestrian killed…
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Recent study highlights Little Rock and NLR pedestrian dangers

Despairing female driver on cell phone with injured man on street after pedestrian accident

No too long ago, I wrote an article on Pedestrian Safety Tips. Soon afterwards, the Arkansas Democrat Gazette published an article about a Metroplan study highlighting areas of risk for pedestrians in Little Rock and North Little Rock. Metroplan is…
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Pedestrian safety tips

Mother and son waiting to cross road at a crosswalk

A while back, I wrote an article on liability in a pedestrian accident, but in this article I’d like to focus more on pedestrian safety tips. In 2013, there were 45 fatal pedestrian accidents in Arkansas, certainly not as many…
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Do you know who is at fault in a pedestrian accident?

Pedestrian "walk" sign

Do you know who is at fault in a pedestrian accident? Oftentimes, people believe a pedestrian accident is always the fault of the driver of the motor vehicle; however, that is not true. There are laws that pedestrians are to…
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