Pedestrian Accidents

Pedestrian agency and safety on the road

July 20, 2021


Pedestrian Accidents

Pedestrians are ever more vulnerable on the streets of Illinois. They’re not only dealing with cars and bikes; threats like motorized scooters and Segways are on the sidewalks too. Some areas don’t even have sidewalks, yet people there will still find a need to walk places. How can pedestrians stay safe in those conditions? Here […]

Most dangerous states for pedestrians

April 30, 2021

Pedestrian Accidents

Pedestrian accidents continue to occur across the country at an increasing rate. These accidents are a concern in Illinois when it comes to such issues as roadway design and crosswalk safety, especially when a pedestrian accident results in the death of the pedestrian. Pedestrian accident fatalities in Illinois The rate of pedestrian accidents in Illinois […]

Turning drivers need to look for pedestrians

November 23, 2020

Pedestrian Accidents

Pedestrians often trust the walk symbols when crossing the street. In theory, they should work perfectly; when the light turns green, traffic can move parallel to the pedestrians and everyone can cross the street safely. However, there is one major issue with these symbols, which is that drivers who are turning left or right will […]

Pedestrian crashes: Bicyclists need to watch out, too

June 27, 2018

Pedestrian Accidents

When you think about pedestrian crashes, you probably assume that the pedestrian is impacted by a motorist. What you may not consider is the damage that can be done by a cyclist who strikes a pedestrian. Even with a cyclist’s impact, a pedestrian can suffer serious injuries. These crashes are usually less serious than those […]