Sadly, pedestrian accidents are far too common in the United States. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reports that in 2015, more than 5,000 pedestrians died in traffic crashes in the United States and that a pedestrian is killed every 1.6 hours. Almost 129,000 pedestrians were treated for non-fatal crash-related injuries that year. Although cities…

Pedestrian Injuries in Monroe County PA The National Highway Traffic Safety Association (NHTSA) reports that almost 5000 pedestrians die each year in motor vehicle accidents. Sadly, the number of deaths has been increasing. The 2016 national data shows that pedestrian deaths increased by 9% to 5,987, the highest number since 1990. While the reasons for…

How artists came up with a solution to reverse the increase in pedestrian deaths. Eastern Pennsylvania and Monroe County have had far too many pedestrians seriously injured or killed by motor vehicles in the past few years.The question is what to do about it. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) released a study reporting…