What are the common factors in pedestrian accident deaths?
Many factors play a role in pedestrian deaths. Some of the most common reasons for pedestrian traffic accidents are: badly lit roadways, distracted driving or walking, jaywalking, speeding and more.
Furthermore, pedestrian deaths are more than three times as likely to happen in urban areas; pedestrians are more than three times as likely to be hit and killed by a vehicle in the dark; and over 70 percent of pedestrian deaths happen where there is no intersection.
Other Auto-Pedestrian Accident FAQs:
- Are there remedies available for victims of car accidents involving pedestrians?
- Is distracted driving, and distracted walking a factor in pedestrian and vehicle fatal accidents?
- Is there a common type of fatal pedestrian accident?
- Two of my friends have been in a car accident with pedestrians. Are these kinds of accidents common?
- What are the causes of pedestrian traffic deaths?
- What are the common factors in pedestrian accident deaths?
- Who is more at risk as a pedestrian to be struck and possibly seriously injured or killed?