The Other Reason American Pedestrian Deaths are Rising After Dark
A recent New York Times article broke down many of the factors that are driving pedestrian death tolls to stratospheric highs after dark. But they missed one big one.
Mega-car Crisis: SUVs Kill Pedestrians, But So Do Blunt-Fronted Sedans, Study Says
Even shorter cars are 26 percent more likely to kill a pedestrian in a crash if they have the SUV-style blunt-faced design, a new study finds.
Report: Americans Are Walking Less as Pedestrian Deaths Rise
America's walking rates took a nosedive during the pandemic — and they still haven't recovered.
Study: Yes, SUVs Are Deadlier Than Cars — But on Fast Arterials, Pedestrians Die No Matter What
In car-dependent Tennessee, SUVs and pick-ups aren't driving the pedestrian death surge — because speed limits are so high that even the smallest cars will kill anyone they might strike.
What is the Life of a Dead Pedestrian Worth?
A Seattle police officer sparked outrage when he joked that the death of pedestrian Jaahnavi Kandula might be settled for as little as $11,000. Some families get even less.
Opinion: How American vs. Danish Pedestrian Laws Stack Up
The subtle wording of American pedestrian safety laws reveals a lot about whose lives we prioritize on our roads — especially compared with the same policies in Denmark
LAPD Traffic Safety PSA Scolds Pedestrian for Getting Hit by Red Light Runner
Sometimes recycling isn't good for the environment.
Glendale Officials Rally for Speed Camera Bill
"These [traffic fatalities] are real people," Glendale Mayor Dan Brotman emphasized, "husbands, wives, parents, friends, children, coworkers."
In the U.S., Drivers Hit the Deadliest Speeds in Places People Walk
Drivers across America are hitting deadly speeds in neighborhoods with lots of walkers — and a lot of them aren't even breaking the law when they do it.