October Is Pedestrian Safety Month
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October Is Pedestrian Safety Month

Walking is a popular mode of transportation. Pedestrians use sidewalks and crosswalks to get from one place to another on foot. Pedestrians also include people in wheelchairs and those using skateboards and roller skates.  Although preventing car accidents and ensuring safer streets is the purpose of traffic laws, thousands of accidents occur every day. The…

NHTSA Report Shows Traffic Fatalities Continue to Climb

NHTSA Report Shows Traffic Fatalities Continue to Climb

While vehicle safety technology and features continue to improve, traffic fatalities have reached a record high. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), an estimated 42,915 people died in motor vehicle accidents in 2021, an alarming 10.5% increase from the previous year. Why is this number so high, and what is causing these…