Category: Pedestrian Accidents

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.…

New Traffic Regulations Set to Improve Pedestrian Safety at Intersections in New York

Posted On January 31, 2022 In Pedestrian Accidents

On January 19th, Mayor Eric Adams announced his “Vision Zero” program, implementing several new rules and practices to increase pedestrian safety in New York City. The announcement came following an increase in pedestrian accidents and fatalities, and immediately after a 15-year-old was fatally struck by a school bus on Monday, January 17th.…

Are Pedestrian Accidents Increasing in New York?

Posted On November 24, 2021 In Pedestrian Accidents

One of the many benefits of living in New York, especially New York City, is the ability to easily walk to work, school, and other daily activities. Unfortunately, however, New York has seen high pedestrian accident and fatality rates in the last year.…