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Avoiding North Carolina Pedestrian Accidents

There has been much written and studied regarding texting and driving. There is no debate when it comes to discussing how deadly the behavior can be. States all across the country have enacted laws prohibiting drivers from texting while they are behind the wheel. However, not only has the country experienced a consistent increase in…

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A Pandemic of Traffic Deaths

In the dry, passionless prose of most U.S. government agencies, the National Highway Traffic Safety Association reported in April 2022, “A statistical projection of traffic fatalities for 2021 shows that an estimated 42,915 people died in motor vehicle traffic crashes nationwide.” Few readers, however, could remain unmoved by then reading, “This … represents the highest…

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High Risk of Death in Pedestrian Accidents

Pedestrian accidents are some of the most dangerous traffic accidents that can occur. Pedestrians are at more of a risk than other motorists for serious injuries because of the lack of protection that is given to those in motor vehicles. Because of this, pedestrian accidents result in fatal injuries. According to the National Highway Traffic…

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What Are the Causes of Pedestrian Accidents in Virginia?

The number of victims who are hurt or killed each year in pedestrian accidents is high. Data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reveals that almost 5,00 victims are killed each year in pedestrian accidents and another 66,000 are seriously injured. According to statistics from the Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles, approximately 2…

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