Pedestrian Accident Injury

Pedestrian Accidents in Arizona: What You Should Know

Pedestrian Accidents in Arizona: What You Should Know

According to the Governors Highway Safety Association’s annual report of pedestrian traffic fatalities, Arizona had the fifth-highest number of pedestrian fatalities in the nation, from January to June of 2018.  This makes Arizona an extremely risky state for pedestrians, who can be knocked down and severely injured by cars, trucks, buses, motorcycles, bicycles, and even dogs. …

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Distracted Driving

Distracted Driving

Numerous Arizona cities are enacting laws about texting and driving. Using a phone while driving is dangerous, and it puts other drivers on the road at risk. Recent laws aim to encourage drivers to put down their phones. Yet, many people do not recognize the dangers of texting while driving or they are sure that …

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Pedestrian Emergency Care after an Accident

  Being involved in an accident is terrifying and can lead to serious injury, and as a pedestrian it can be especially painful, if not life threatening. Being completely exposed upon impact can lead to severe injuries, and if the person is lucky to not be severely injured, there will more than likely be some sort …

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Causes of Pedestrian Accidents

Common Causes of Pedestrian Accidents in Arizona

In 2016, more than 1400 Arizona pedestrians were injured in accidents, and sadly, 147 individuals lost their lives while walking in Arizona. Our state is one of the country’s worst for pedestrian accidents. Naturally, there are many reasons for these accidents ranging from distractions to poor driver habits, and poor pedestrian caution. Arizona authorities have …

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how are pedestrians responsible for car accidents

How Are Pedestrians Responsible for Car Accidents?

The barometer for measuring whether a pedestrian’s actions caused a car accident is the word “unreasonable”. In other words, pedestrians are almost never the cause of a motor vehicle crash. Yet, when a pedestrian behaves in an unreasonable way and that unreasonable action causes a car accident, the barometer swings toward being a pedestrian-caused incident. …

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The Importance of Pedestrian Caution In Traffic

Everyday you hear about accidents involving pedestrians. The reason is because people are often careless about where they’re walking. They’re not mindful of their surroundings, they think that cars are always going to stop to give them the right of way, and some people just plain think they’re invincible. But people aren’t invincible and that’s …

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