Pedestrian Accidents

Common causes of pedestrian-vehicle accidents

Pedestrian fatalities are on the rise. According to recent statistics, fatalities are at a year high. What are the most common causes of accidents between vehicles and pedestrians? Speeding Cars that are speeding may have difficulty slowing down enough to stop for a pedestrian in their path. According to crash data, a vehicle traveling just… read more

Pedestrian Deaths Are Down, But Is The Problem Solved?

Fatal pedestrian accidents are at a 100-year low in New York City. In 2017, 101 pedestrians died after being hit by motor vehicles. That number is almost half of what it was in 2013, when the city instituted its Vision Zero plan to keep pedestrians safe. However, the number of pedestrian deaths that have been… read more

Ways limo drivers can get distracted

Limousine service safety regulations are continuing to come under fire weeks after the tragic crash in Schoharie that killed 20 people. The public is re-examining the safety protocols of limo drivers as they continue to question what led to the disastrous road incident. One of the topics that has come up is the issue of… read more

Delivery cyclists: one of the most dangerous jobs in NYC

Delivering meals on a bike through the streets of New York City is not an easy job. It is probably even harder and more dangerous than you think. Every day, they may fight traffic, bad weather, irate pedestrians and uncooperative doormen. And, they run the risk of being severely injured or killed by the motor… read more

Fewer pedestrians died in the Big Apple in 2017

The streets of New York City often fill with pedestrians. Tourists, residents and those who commute into the city for work flood into the city every day. With the sheer number of people walking the city’s streets, it may surprise you to know that the number of pedestrians dying in traffic accidents has dropped significantly… read more

Recovering your losses following a battle of car versus person

Over recent years, more and more individuals have chosen walking as a favored means of transportation. You may find that the sidewalk offers numerous benefits, such as avoiding traffic and/or high fuel costs. Perhaps you live in a densely-populated area, and, therefore, you are often able to make it to and from your destination much faster… read more

Most Dangerous Roads in the Bronx for Pedestrians

The Tri-State Transportation Campaign has released a report naming the most dangerous roads in the Bronx for pedestrians.  According to the report, East Gun Hill Road, The Grand Concourse, Fordham Road, and White Plains Road are the most dangerous for pedestrians.  Some residents complain that there isn’t enough time to cross the street at some… read more