Can A Pedestrian Be At-Fault for an Accident?
December 15, 2020 | Blog,Pedestrian Accidents,Personal Injury
Pedestrians are incredibly vulnerable when they are in or around the roadways. Unfortunately, there are times when pedestrian versus vehicle crashes occur and cause severe injuries. Pedestrians are much more vulnerable to sustaining significant injuries in the event an accident occurs. Unfortunately, the information provided by the Indiana University Public Policy Institute (IUPPI) shows us… read more
Safest Neighborhoods to Trick or Treat in Indianapolis
October 8, 2019 | Blog,Children's Injuries,Pedestrian Accidents
Halloween can be a great time for having fun with friends. However, when you have kids, your priorities are different. The safety of your children is of the utmost importance during the Halloween season. There are plenty of dangers to be aware of, especially on Halloween night. Pedestrian accidents are one of the most common… read more
With Halloween Around the Corner, Parents Should Discuss Pedestrian Safety With Their Kids
October 3, 2018 | Pedestrian Accidents
The leaves are changing, a new school year is in full swing, and children throughout the Indianapolis area are already looking forward to Halloween. While your children may believe that the most pressing issues regarding Halloween are their costumes and which neighborhoods give out the best candy, parents should keep in mind that trick-or-treating significantly… read more
How Distracted Drivers Hurt Drivers and Pedestrians
November 10, 2017 | Pedestrian Accidents
One of the most significant dangers of the road—one that continues to garner more attention—is distracted driving. Distracted drivers endanger everyone on the road, but walkers and bikers are especially vulnerable to catastrophic injuries when distracted drivers get behind the wheel. And cell phone use while driving constitutes one of the worst distractions, one that… read more
Pedestrian Safety Tips for Children Who Walk to School
October 8, 2017 | Pedestrian Accidents
It’s always exciting to go back to school, but getting back into the school groove can also be chaotic. If your kids walk to school, it’s important to take the time out of your busy schedule to review the ground rules of pedestrian safety with them. When your children walk to school, it increases their… read more
Increase in Pedestrian Deaths in the U.S.
May 16, 2017 | Pedestrian Accidents
Each year, the government gathers information and releases statistics regarding traffic accidents and resulting fatalities. In 2016, one figure was shocking: Pedestrian deaths had increased by about 11 percent. The number of people who walked places did not increase nearly that much, so researchers sought another explanation for this sharp increase in pedestrian deaths. One… read more
What Percentage of Pedestrian Accidents Become Fatalities?
January 31, 2017 | Pedestrian Accidents
We hear about car crashes almost every day on the news. However, motorists are not the only ones at risk of harm in a traffic accident, as pedestrian accidents may be more common than you think. Anyone who is walking in a parking lot or near a roadway is considered to be a pedestrian and… read more
Pedestrian Risks in the Fall Season
October 31, 2016 | Pedestrian Accidents
Walking near traffic is always risky though often necessary. While you may consider the basic dangers of being a pedestrian, you may not consciously realize that pedestrians can be at higher risk of collisions in the later months of the year. As we enjoy the fall colors and crisp weather, we should also be… read more