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New report details big decrease in pedestrian fatalities in marijuana legalization states … but makes no mention of trend despite fear-mongering last year

In this post last year, titled "New report suggests big increase in pedestrian fatalities in marijuana legalization states… but only by leaving out California," I noted a big report by the Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA) which expressed concern about … Continue reading

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Pedestrian Accidents Are On the Rise

I Walk the Line was Johnny Cash’s mantra.  Aerosmith instructed us to Walk this Way and U2 told us to Walk On.  And while Dire Straits sang about the Walk of Life, new statistics reveal walking has become more dangerous … Continue reading

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Record Breaking — Highest Pedestrian Death Count in Almost 30 Years

2018 brought the highest count of U.S. pedestrian deaths in nearly 30 years — since 1988. According to data from the Governors Highway Safety Association, there were an estimated 6,227 pedestrians deaths last year. Transportation Safety Experts are attributing this rise … Continue reading

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Insurance Blames Faultless Pedestrian

A man is late for a delivery for his employer. He is in a hurry. He comes to a metered intersection. He needs to turn left. The light turns green, but he must yield to oncoming traffic. Impatient because he … Continue reading

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Pedestrian Killed in Crash at State Route 52 and Genesee Avenue

San Diego Accident Leads to Fatality San Diego, CA (February 28, 2019) – A pedestrian was killed in a crash in San Diego. The fatal accident occurred on the morning of February 28 on State Route 52 at Genesee Avenue. A … Continue reading

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