Category: Pedestrian Accidents

4 Concerning New York City Pedestrian Accident Statistics

Posted On August 11, 2022 In Pedestrian Accidents

Pedestrian accidents and fatalities have turned into a statewide epidemic over the last several years. New Yorkers are tired of seeing tragedies in the news headlines due to negligent drivers. Residents are calling for harsher penalties for negligent driving and infrastructure tailored to the safety of pedestrians.

What to Do if You Are Injured by a Taxi While Visiting New York

Posted On July 19, 2022 In Car Accidents,Pedestrian Accidents

Taxis rule the New York streets. Pedestrians, drivers, riders, and other users of the road do their best to avoid a collision. However, accidents do happen anywhere, anytime, without notice. Some of the major culprits include adverse weather conditions, faulty vehicles, faulty road signs, and careless drivers.

As Reckless Driving Surges, so Do the Number of Pedestrian Deaths

Posted On April 5, 2022 In Car Accidents,Pedestrian Accidents

New York City has a wide variety of activities, restaurants, and historical exhibits for everyone to enjoy. Most people take advantage of their proximity by walking, biking, or using public transportation to travel to their destination. While many New Yorkers and visitors enjoy accessible transportation, there are significant dangers to pedestrians in New York.

Raising Crosswalks to Make Deadly Intersections Safer in New York

Posted On March 31, 2022 In Car Accidents,Pedestrian Accidents,Personal injury

Throughout New York City, people spend a great amount of time traveling on foot, on bicycles, and on public transportation. However, in the past few years, the number of pedestrian accidents and fatalities has risen at alarming rates. The New York Post reports that from 2020 to 2021, pedestrian accidents increased 58%.

Despite Vision Zero, NYC Mayor Exits with Highest Year-end Traffic Deaths

Posted On February 14, 2022 In Car Accidents,Pedestrian Accidents

In former Mayor Bill de Blasio’s final year in office, the rate of traffic fatalities increased to alarming numbers. The New York Post reported that as of December 26th, 2021, 266 people died in car crashes in New York City. Throughout the former mayor’s eight years in office, traffic fatalities were reduced by 10 percent.…