Category: Pedestrian Accidents

David Crosby settles pedestrian accident lawsuit

Our Blog,Pedestrian Accidents | June 22, 2016

California residents may recall media reports in March 2015 concerning a pedestrian accident involving a vehicle driven by the singer and songwriter David Crosby. Crosby’s Tesla sedan struck a 46-year-old man who was out jogging with his son in Santa Barbara County. While the former Crosby, Stills & Nash member faced no criminal charges as…

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Pedestrian accidents on the rise

Our Blog,Pedestrian Accidents | May 18, 2016

Many Californians enjoy walking from place to place rather that being behind the wheel when the weather is nice. Unlike occupants of cars, pedestrians do not have protection from the frame of a vehicle, and if they are struck by an auto they are much likelier to suffer severe injuries that can often be fatal….

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Increased numbers of pedestrian deaths in 2015

Our Blog,Pedestrian Accidents | March 28, 2016

Greater numbers of people walking near California roadways can impact the number of pedestrian deaths in a given year. Additionally, an increase in driving activity could contribute to greater potential for fatal accidents, including those that affect pedestrians. On a national scale, declining gasoline prices in 2015 may have played a partial role in an…

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Driver kills one and injures over 30 pedestrians

Our Blog,Pedestrian Accidents | December 29, 2015

The flashing lights of emergency personnel added to the bright lights of the Las Vegas Strip when a woman drove her vehicle through crowds on the sidewalk near the Paris Las Vegas hotel on Dec. 20.. The popular vacation destination for many California residents was turned into a scene of frantically running people and medics…

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New pedestrian signal for midblock crosswalks

Our Blog,Pedestrian Accidents | September 14, 2015

Pedestrians in California may soon be crossing at midblock crosswalks that have a new mechanism called the HAWK. This is short for the High Intensity Activated CrossWalK, and it is also known as the pedestrian hybrid beacon. It has been shown to reduce pedestrian actions by as much as 69 percent and total motor vehicle…

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