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Pedestrian Safety Campaign - People Behaving Badly - YouTube

Stanley Roberts hangs out the the Alameda Police Traffic Division as they conduct a traffic safety campaign related to pedestrian safety
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Municipalities across California have begun stepping up law enforcement efforts on pedestrian traffic laws.  This comes on the heels of a spike across the Golden State in pedestrian injuries and fatalities.  This video is a prime example of people failing to abide by the California Vehicle Code sections which require motor vehicle operators to yield the right of way to pedestrians in crosswalks and require pedestrians to not enter roadways unless and until it it safe to do so.


For more information on pedestrian accident and injury claims in California go to:


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Top Causes of Los Angeles Pedestrian Accidents

Top Causes of Los Angeles Pedestrian Accidents | Pedestrian Safety and Accident Prevention in California - CA Pedestrian Accident Attorney | Scoop.it
Los Angeles pedestrian accidents are too frequent. Find out what to do if you were struck by a motor vehicle while traveling on foot in the City of L.A.
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They say, "nobody walks in L.A.", but, that's not true.  With pleasant weather pretty much year round and lots of attractions, there are plenty of people walking the street of the "City of Angels."  Unfortunately, sometimes this leads to auto v. pedestrian accidents especially in busy intersections and thoroughfares.  Find out the top causes of pedestrian accidents in Los Angeles and how to protect yourself.

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SAN BERNARDINO: Bike, walker safety to be targeted by law enforcement

SAN BERNARDINO: Bike, walker safety to be targeted by law enforcement | Pedestrian Safety and Accident Prevention in California - CA Pedestrian Accident Attorney | Scoop.it
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Nice to see law enforcement efforts being stepped up in San Bernardino to increase pedestrian and biking safety.  As we come into the warm weather months, more people are out walking and biking in the Inland Empire.  California law requires yielding to pedestrians lawfully crossing a roadway.  We should all be mindful as drivers of this rule of the road.

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Huge Backlog on Pedestrian-Safety Projects in San Francisco

Huge Backlog on Pedestrian-Safety Projects in San Francisco | Pedestrian Safety and Accident Prevention in California - CA Pedestrian Accident Attorney | Scoop.it
City government knows which streets are most dangerous for pedestrians and cyclists, and they are flagged for safety improvements. But a review of those projects...
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Despite a spate of serious and fatal accidents in and around San Francisco, CA and a city government that has stated a commitment to improve pedestrian safety, actual work has stalled.  This has raised the ire of pedestrian-safety advocates.

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West Hollywood Launches Publicity Campaign to Stem Pedestrian Accidents

West Hollywood Launches Publicity Campaign to Stem Pedestrian Accidents | Pedestrian Safety and Accident Prevention in California - CA Pedestrian Accident Attorney | Scoop.it
West Hollywood launched a million dollar safety campaign last October to make streets more safe for walkers. Early numbers show the quirky direction may be working.
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The city of West Hollywood has, unfortunately, had a string of pedestrian mishaps causing injury or death in the past few years. These are mainly on the "main drag" of Santa Monica Boulevard, which has numerous crosswalks that fall between intersections and are not controlled by lights.  It is good to see the city trying to make people more aware of pedestrian safety issues.


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Pedestrian Traffic Fatalities by State: 2014 Preliminary Data Study

Pedestrian Traffic Fatalities by State: 2014 Preliminary Data Study | Pedestrian Safety and Accident Prevention in California - CA Pedestrian Accident Attorney | Scoop.it
An estimated 2,125 pedestrians were killed in the first half of 2014, essentially unchanged when compared with the 2,141 pedestrian fatalities during the same period in 2013.
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Unfortunately, California is one of four states that make up forty  three percent of all pedestrian accident fatalities.  The study also shows that many pedestrians that are killed (about 36%) are later found to have had a blood alcohol content of .08 or higher.  These are startling statistics and go to show that the Golden State has a long way to go to improve pedestrian safety.

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Pedestrian-Alert Noise Requirement For Electric, Hybrid Cars Delayed By NHTSA, Again

Pedestrian-Alert Noise Requirement For Electric, Hybrid Cars Delayed By NHTSA, Again | Pedestrian Safety and Accident Prevention in California - CA Pedestrian Accident Attorney | Scoop.it
Part of the appeal of hybrid and electric cars is their quiet operation, but regulators fear this also poses a danger to pedestrians. That's led to several attempts to equip new hybrids and electric cars with noise-making devices, to alert blind or unaware pedestrians to their approach. MORE: Laws...
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With so many electric and hybrid cars on the road today, it is important to keep safety in mind.  One issue is, due to the fact that the engine shuts off at a stop, if some type of noise to alert pedestrians is necessary either while they are stopped or just prior to restarting.  This has been debated by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA).


For more information on pedestrian accident and injury claims in Los Angeles or anywhere in California go to our webpage here .

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Santa Monica Police stepping up enforcement to improve bicycle and pedestrian safety

Santa Monica Police stepping up enforcement to improve bicycle and pedestrian safety | Pedestrian Safety and Accident Prevention in California - CA Pedestrian Accident Attorney | Scoop.it
Officers will be on duty patrolling areas where bike and pedestrian traffic and collisions occur in an effort to reduce deaths and injuries.
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Santa Monica is probably one of the most heavily trafficked mix of motor vehicles, bicycles and pedestrians in the Los Angeles area.  Close to the beach and with crosswalks that traverse major thoroughfares like Wilshire and Santa Monica Boulevard, it is an area where vigilance is key to pedestrian and cycling safety.  It is good to see additional law enforcement efforts being made to assure vehicles slow to proper speeds and yield to pedestrians in crosswalks as required by the California Vehicle Code.


For assistance with any pedestrian or bicycle accident or injury claim in or near Santa Monica, CA go to: http://www.victimslawyer.com/about-us/beverly-hills-injury-attorney/


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Halloween Child Pedestrian Accidents in California

Halloween Child Pedestrian Accidents in California | Pedestrian Safety and Accident Prevention in California - CA Pedestrian Accident Attorney | Scoop.it
Halloween child pedestrian accidents in California are still a major problem, as they are across the United States.  We all love to see our kids dress up in costumes and be able to go from door ...
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Halloween is the deadliest night of the year for kids traveling on foot.  Take heed of this startling statistic and slow down this Halloween!  You could save a life!

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San Diego Gets Over Million Dollars in Federal Funds To Improve City Sidewalks for Pedestrian Safety

San Diego Gets Over  Million Dollars in Federal Funds To Improve City Sidewalks for Pedestrian Safety | Pedestrian Safety and Accident Prevention in California - CA Pedestrian Accident Attorney | Scoop.it
City Council infrastructure committee plan to redirect $1.1 M in unused federal grants for sidewalk and pedestrian safety projects in San Diego approved
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I had a tort law professor that once told me that you could tell the state of a country's personal injury laws by looking at the condition of the sidewalks.  I'm glad to see San Diego getting federal funds and putting them to good use in improving pedestrian safety by repairing and replacing walkways.


For more information on pedestrian accident and injury claims in San Diego and throughout Southern California click here .

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David Slepkow's curator insight, October 15, 2014 6:14 AM

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an article by RI pedestrians Accident lawyer David Slepkow 401-437-1100
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(This article was approved by Rhode Island Pedestrian Accident AttorneyDavid Slepkow. This Personal Injury  and Pedestrian Accident Law Article was authored by  David Caldwell. You can contact Attorney  David Slepkow at 401-437-1100)


In an accident involving a pedestrian and a car, there is no question who will be injured more severely. Even in cases where the pedestrian mistakenly stepped into street, they are liable to be severely injured. Because of the danger cars pose to pedestrians, it is very important that both parties are aware of statistics about pedestrian accidents. Avoiding these types of accidents can keep both motorists and pedestrians safe on the road.


Being aware of when and where pedestrians may be present is important for avoiding an accident. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reports the following statistics about pedestrian accidents:


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David Slepkow's curator insight, October 27, 2014 7:22 AM

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an article by RI Pedestrian Safety lawyer David Slepkow 401-437-1100
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(This article was approved by Rhode Island Pedestrian Accident AttorneyDavid Slepkow. This Personal Injury  and Pedestrian Accident Law Article was authored by  David Caldwell. You can contact Attorney  David Slepkow at 401-437-1100)


In an accident involving a pedestrian and a car, there is no question who will be injured more severely. Even in cases where the pedestrian mistakenly stepped into street, they are liable to be severely injured. Because of the danger cars pose to pedestrians, it is very important that both parties are aware of statistics about pedestrian accidents. Avoiding these types of accidents can keep both motorists and pedestrians safe on the road.


Being aware of when and where pedestrians may be present is important for avoiding an accident. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reports the following statistics about pedestrian accidents:


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David Slepkow's curator insight, October 28, 2014 1:34 AM

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PEDESTRIAN ACCIDENT IN RI

Sadly, pedestrian* accidents in Rhode Island are often fatal. The most common types of pedestrian accidents are cars running over a person travelling on foot although there are many instances of trucks, motorcycles, vans or even bicycles hitting


RI MOTORCYCLE ACCIDENT

Being in a car accident can be one of the most terrifying events that can happen to a person. That terror is compounded when the accident is on a motorcycle. Motorcycle accidents can be very dangerous since the person does not have the protection.


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West Hollywood City Officials Promise Additional Spending on Pedestrian Safety Following Spate of Accidents

West Hollywood City Officials Promise Additional Spending on Pedestrian Safety Following Spate of Accidents | Pedestrian Safety and Accident Prevention in California - CA Pedestrian Accident Attorney | Scoop.it
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The City of West Hollywood, CA has seen a  spate of recent pedestrian v. vehicle traffic collisions in the past several months. Now city officials have stated an intent to increase spending by over $1 Million to increase pedestrian safety.


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Automobile collisions are the highest percent of all negligence claims in Rhode Island which result in injury or property damage. However, personal injury in RI is certainly not limited to your garden variety rear end car accident


PEDESTRIAN ACCIDENT IN RI

Sadly, pedestrian* accidents in Rhode Island are often fatal. The most common types of pedestrian accidents are cars running over a person travelling on foot although there are many instances of trucks, motorcycles.



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Dangerous San Francisco intersection causes concern

Dangerous San Francisco intersection causes concern | Pedestrian Safety and Accident Prevention in California - CA Pedestrian Accident Attorney | Scoop.it
Teachers in San Francisco's Chinatown kept a tight grip on children at the intersection of Stockton and Sacramento Streets Wednesday afternoon.
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It is a startling statistic to know that only 6 percent of the intersections in San Francisco are responsible for 60 percent of injury related accidents and fatalities to pedestrians.  Stats like this show the danger that certain, concentrated areas of motor vehicle and pedestrian traffic can cause persons attempting to traverse California's cities on foot.  Similar issues occur in Los Angeles, San Diego and other cities across CA.  As an attorney who represents injured pedestrians across California (website resources), I believe that City officials and urban planners should attempt to track these stats more closely and research and implement ways to reduce the number of traffic collisions.  In the meantime, we should all SLOW DOWN and LOOK TWICE when we are driving in areas with heavy pedestrian contingents.  

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Car-pedestrian crashes have West Hollywood weighing safety vs. speed

Car-pedestrian crashes have West Hollywood weighing safety vs. speed | Pedestrian Safety and Accident Prevention in California - CA Pedestrian Accident Attorney | Scoop.it
Keith Cohn has seen so many pedestrians nearly run over trying to cross the streets of West Hollywood that he's starting to get gun-shy.
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Peaceful coexistence of pedestrians, cyclists and motor vehicles is always difficult in urban environments.  Case in point: West Hollywood, CA has had a rash of recent auto v. pedestrian accidents.  The City Council is trying to find ways to address the growing problem.  WEHO is one area of Los Angeles with one of the highest concentrations of motor vehicles and persons on foot.  As a West Hollywood pedestrian accident and injury lawyer, I have seen firsthand what can happen when motorist drive too fast for such conditions and strike pedestrians in the numerous crosswalks on Sunset and Santa Monica Boulevards.

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That Cell Phone Lane for Texting Pedestrians Is in a Chinese Theme Park

That Cell Phone Lane for Texting Pedestrians Is in a Chinese Theme Park | Pedestrian Safety and Accident Prevention in California - CA Pedestrian Accident Attorney | Scoop.it
Texting while walking has gotten so bad in one city in China, officials have created a special pedestrian lane for cell phone users.
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Is this really what it is coming down to?  We need separate "texting and walking" lanes to keep pedestrians safe from getting hit by a car?  A more prudent practice would be to put the cell phone down when traversing a busy street but, hey, that's just my opinion as an attorney who represents pedestrian injury victims.

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Alice in WeHoLand - a public safety announcement - YouTube

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Public awareness campaigns like this one in West Hollywood, CA are important to raise attention to the critical issue of pedestrian safety.  The Los Angeles area and "hot spots" like West Hollywood, in particular, are areas where high pedestrian and motor vehicle traffic mix on a regular basis, which leads to accidents causing injury and death every year.  Causing the public to slow down and drive more carefully should be a goal for all public entities but, especially those in high traffic areas.

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San Diego Community Calls for Increased Pedestrian Safety After Child is Killed

San Diego Community Calls for Increased Pedestrian Safety After Child is Killed | Pedestrian Safety and Accident Prevention in California - CA Pedestrian Accident Attorney | Scoop.it
Community members in Point Loma are calling for increased pedestrian safety in their neighborhood. A meeting was held Saturday to address the ongoing dangers after a 7-month old child was killed la...
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Point Loma is one of many communities in San Diego that are having increased incidents of pedestrian accidents.  This particular one resulted in a 7 year old child being killed and her father injured while crossing in a crosswalk.  California law requires drivers to yield the right of way to pedestrians in crosswalks (See Cal. Veh. Code 21950).  Slow down!  Look twice for people crossing roadways!  You could save a life!

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Spring is the most dangerous time for young pedestrians

Spring is the most dangerous time for young pedestrians | Pedestrian Safety and Accident Prevention in California - CA Pedestrian Accident Attorney | Scoop.it
Spring is a great time for kids. It finally starts getting warm, the end of the school year is in sight and it stays light longer. That's all good but it
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As we all start to get out more with the coming of spring, we should be mindful of child pedestrians.  As this article points out, springtime correlates with an increase in pedestrian accidents involving children.

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Pedestrian safety top focus for future of Kern County roadways

Pedestrian safety top focus for future of Kern County roadways | Pedestrian Safety and Accident Prevention in California - CA Pedestrian Accident Attorney | Scoop.it
Kern County supervisors and members of the Bakersfield City Council met Wednesday to discuss how to improve the safety of roads in and around Bakersfield, especially for pedestrians.
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Nice to see Kern County officials thinking and planning for better pedestrian safety.  There are far too many pedestrian accidents in and around Bakersfield and other areas every year.

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Disturbing Rise in Pedestrian Deaths in San Diego

Disturbing Rise in Pedestrian Deaths in San Diego | Pedestrian Safety and Accident Prevention in California - CA Pedestrian Accident Attorney | Scoop.it
A local man is turning tragedy into a crusade for safety following the death of his friend.
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There has been an unfortunate rise in fatal pedestrian traffic collisions in the last few months in San Diego, CA.  Specifically, the following areas have had such incidents:


- University Avenue

- El Cajon Boulevard

- Euclid Avenue

- Market Street

- Imperial


Unfortunately, all of these areas have a heavy mix of pedestrian and vehicular traffic.  It is important for drivers in these areas to be more cautious especially during night time and early morning hours when visibility is lessened.  It is equally important for pedestrians to be extra alert when crossing roadways. California Vehicle Code 21950 provides legal duties to both drivers and pedestrians to be prudent in this respect.  For more information or legal assistance with any pedestrian accident or injury claim in San Diego visit our webpage here .

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Ped Motion Graphics - Driving Safely - YouTube

Driving safely around pedestrians and bicyclists.
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Good reminder from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and the U.S. Dept. of Transportation.  Safely passing pedestrians and cyclists is something we should all think more about.  Slow down, give enough space, and share the road responsibly!


For more information on California's new 3 foot space requirement for passing bicycles on the road click here .

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Pedestrian Express Concerns About Safety in Santa Monica, CA

Pedestrian Express Concerns About Safety in Santa Monica, CA | Pedestrian Safety and Accident Prevention in California - CA Pedestrian Accident Attorney | Scoop.it
I want to warn drivers and pedestrians to use caution when crossing those streets
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These types of concerns are, unfortunately, all to common in areas of high pedestrian traffic like Santa Monica.  Drivers failing to yield the right of way to pedestrians in crosswalks or even slow down when making abrupt turns are a major cause of accidents.  Likewise, lack of light and visibility in certain areas is the number one cause of pedestrian crashes at night.


For more information on pedestrian accident claims in Santa Monica and elsewhere in and around Los Angeles click here .

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Teach Kids About Pedestrian Safety! - US News & World Report

Teach Kids About Pedestrian Safety! - US News & World Report | Pedestrian Safety and Accident Prevention in California - CA Pedestrian Accident Attorney | Scoop.it
Cross the street only at the corner
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Children (especially younger children) are in one of the highest risk demographics for pedestrian accidents.  It is important if you are a parent, teacher or someone that works with kids that you teach and constantly stress pedestrian safety.  This article has some great tips including:


  • Always cross at the corner at a crosswalk
  • Always make eye contact with the drivers and know they see you before you step out into the roadway
  • Never let a child under 10 cross the street alone
  • PUT DOWN THE ELECTRONICS!!


Go to our webpage for more information on childhood pedestrian injury claims in California including Los Angeles .

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by East Providence car Accident lawyer David Slepkow 401-437-1100

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RI Car Accident Attorney

Automobile collisions are the highest percent of all negligence claims in Rhode Island which result in injury or property damage. However, personal injury in RI is certainly not limited to your garden variety rear end car accident.


If you were hurt in a motor vehicle crash in RI, please get in touch with East Providence, Attorney David Slepkow 401-437-1100. There are hundreds of different types of mishaps that may befall motorists on a day to day basis in the Ocean State.


There are some cases in Rhode Island and Providence Plantations in which a person violates an ordinance or law causing a motor vehicle wreck. Some collisions result from a motorist operating a motor vehicle carelessly / negligently and not using due care.


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Pedestrian Safety Tips

Pedestrian Safety Tips | Pedestrian Safety and Accident Prevention in California - CA Pedestrian Accident Attorney | Scoop.it
Whether walking to a friend’s house or around town, children need to know how to navigate streets safely. Learn how to keep your child safe while walking.
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The kids are back in school and this means children walking on our city streets.  To and from the schoolhouse and elsewhere we should all be mindful, obey speed limits in school zones, and teach our children safety tips like these.


For more information on child pedestrian accidents and prevention from Los Angeles personal injury attorneys, Glotzer & Sweat, LLP, click here .

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PEDESTRIAN ACCIDENT IN RI

Sadly, pedestrian* accidents in Rhode Island are often fatal. The most common types of pedestrian accidents are cars running over a person travelling on foot although there are many instances of trucks, motorcycles



RI MOTORCYCLE ACCIDENT

Being in a car accident can be one of the most terrifying events that can happen to a person. That terror is compounded when the accident is on a motorcycle. Motorcycle accidents can be very dangerous since the person does not have the protection.


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Sacramento Trying to Find Ways to Make Its Streets Safer for Pedestrians

Read local Merced community news, articles and opinions provided by Merced Sun-Star and MercedSunStar.com in Merced, CA in Central Valley.
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PEDESTRIAN ACCIDENT IN RI

Sadly, pedestrian* accidents in Rhode Island are often fatal. The most common types of pedestrian accidents are cars running over a person travelling on foot although there are many instances of trucks, motorcycles.



RI MOTORCYCLE ACCIDENT

Being in a car accident can be one of the most terrifying events that can happen to a person. That terror is compounded when the accident is on a motorcycle. Motorcycle accidents can be very dangerous since the person does not have the protection.


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Sadly, pedestrian* accidents in Rhode Island are often fatal. The most common types of pedestrian accidents are cars running over a person travelling on foot although there are many instances of trucks, motorcycles, vans or even bicycles hitting pedestrians.


Motorists are secured with a seat belt, inside a box of metal, with air bags included to offer the maximum possible protection. But when it comes to a pedestrian walking down the street on the sidewalk, or cyclists on a bicycle there are no borders to protect them.

Many pedestrian accidents involve pedestrians in crosswalks, crossing the street without a crosswalk or walking on the side of the street. In some cases, a person is jogging, running or sprinting at the time of the crash. In other cases the pedestrian is on the sidewalk and a car hits another automobile or truck and the motor vehicle careens into the pedestrian who was minding their own business at the time of the wreck. In other cases a person walking on a sidewalk, parking garage or a parking lot slips and falls on ice, black ice or snow and falls into an oncoming motor vehicle.It is important that the victim of a pedestrian accident contacts a RI pedestrian accident lawyer.


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David Slepkow's curator insight, October 27, 2014 7:25 AM

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an article by RI Pedestrian Safety lawyer David Slepkow 401-437-1100
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Legal Notice per Rules of Professional Responsibility: The Rhode Island Supreme Court licenses all lawyers and attorneys in the general practice of law, but does not license or certify any lawyer / attorney as an expert or specialist in any field of practice. While this firm maintains joint responsibility, most cases of this type are referred to other attorneys for principle responsibility.


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Safety experts to pedestrians: Put the smartphones down and pay attention

Safety experts to pedestrians: Put the smartphones down and pay attention | Pedestrian Safety and Accident Prevention in California - CA Pedestrian Accident Attorney | Scoop.it
Safety experts say pedestrians absorbed in smartphones are behind a troubling ‘distracted walking’ trend.
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Put the phone down and look where you are walking!  This is the message from the various anecdotes in this Washington Post piece.  "Distracted walking" is becoming just as much of a problem as distracted driving especially in urban areas like Los Angeles.  I see it everyday in busy intersections and city streets.  Although the California Vehicle Code does provide the "right of way" to pedestrians lawfully within crosswalks it also states that pedestrians have a duty of care to enter a roadway until it is safe to do so. It is hard to make this determination when you are texting or talking on your phone!

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The Dancing Traffic Light - YouTube

We believe that smart ideas can turn the city into a better place. Like a dancing traffic light that makes people wait and watch rather than walk through the...
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Would dancing traffic lights to entertain you while you wait cut down on people trying to cross against the light?  One company thinks so and wants to install these at major urban intersections.

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