Auto-pedestrian Accidents

Big cars a big threat to cyclists, pedestrians

May 18, 2023

Auto-pedestrian Accidents

Bicycle And Motor Vehicle Collisions

As the weather gets warmer, the number of cyclists and pedestrians traveling Illinois’ roadways increases, and research shows that the number of Americans traveling in large trucks or SUVs is increasing, too. Yet, the larger a vehicle is, the more of a threat it is to cyclists and pedestrians. While the number of large cars […]

Pedestrian-vehicle accidents: Causes and safety tips

May 23, 2018

Auto-pedestrian Accidents

As a pedestrian, you realize that you could be part of an accident with a motor vehicle at some point. Of course, you don’t want to think about this often as you realize just how dangerous it can be. The more knowledge you have of pedestrian accidents, the easier it is to avoid trouble. Here […]

You can personally do things to prevent a car-pedestrian crash

January 23, 2018

Auto-pedestrian Accidents

As a pedestrian, you hope that all drivers in close proximity are paying attention to the road. If they’re not, the chance of an accident is much greater. However, there’s something else you need to know: There are steps you can personally take to prevent a car-pedestrian crash. There is no guarantee you’ll never find […]

Driver negligence and pedestrian accidents

January 11, 2018

Auto-pedestrian Accidents

As a driver, you always need to be aware of your surroundings. As a pedestrian, the same holds true. If you take your eyes off the task at hand for any reason, it increases the risk of an accident. Driver negligence often leads to a pedestrian accident. There is more than one type of negligence, […]

What to do after being hit by a car

December 8, 2017

Auto-pedestrian Accidents

As a pedestrian, getting hit by a car can be a very traumatic experience. Whether you were seriously injured or only suffered a few cuts and bruises, you are likely to be suffering mentally and emotionally, and you will be at a much higher risk for conditions such as post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). It is […]

Avoid dangerous behavior as a pedestrian

November 30, 2017

Auto-pedestrian Accidents

Like most people, there will be times when you are considered a pedestrian. For example, you may enjoy walking or biking to and from the office. Or maybe you’re a pedestrian when walking from the parking lot into your office building. As a pedestrian, you need to remember one thing: You are not always as […]

What are the best bus stop safety tips?

November 3, 2017

Auto-pedestrian Accidents

It doesn’t matter if you send your child to the bus stop alone or accompany him or her, nothing changes the fact that safety should always be on your mind. There are many safety tips you and your child can follow to prevent trouble at the bus stop. Here are some that you should never […]

Residents concerned after second fatal pedestrian accident

October 7, 2017

Auto-pedestrian Accidents

Within the first three days of October, a 67-year-old man died in a pedestrian accident that occurred in Champaign, Illinois. Reports indicate that the accident happened at around 8 p.m., as the man was crossing the road near Bradley and Willis Avenue. The driver that struck the man remained on scene and did not appear […]

How can you improve your safety as a pedestrian?

August 24, 2017

Auto-pedestrian Accidents

As a pedestrian, you may worry about being struck by a motor vehicle. This is only natural, especially if you will be walking in close proximity to heavy traffic. There are a number of things you can do to improve your safety as a pedestrian, including the following: There are many things you can do […]

Illinois woman fatally struck by alleged negligent driver

August 4, 2017

Auto-pedestrian Accidents

Early Sunday morning on July 30, a woman was standing on the bike lanes near the University of Illinois, close to her parked car. She was fatally struck by a vehicle as it was driving on the bike lanes. It is reported that the 41-year-old woman was in the process of getting out of her […]