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Fairfax County Pedestrian Fatalities Remain High, Solutions Are Being Investigated

January 19, 2021

The Virginia Department of Transportation shows the accident fatality numbers for Northern Virginia are lower but are still too high for safety officials.  The Virginia DMV's accident data shows that 2019 was the "deadliest year in the last decade" to be a pedestrian in Northern Virginia.  Despite the number of fatalities dropping in 2020, the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors and other transportation officials are hoping to find new strategies that will improve bicyclist and pedestrian safety.

How the Federal Government Could Make New Vehicles Less Fatal

January 13, 2021

THE UNITED STATES - The United States used to lead the world in motor vehicle safety.  However, the lack of innovation has caused the United States to fall behind other countries in terms of auto safety according to BLOOMBERG.COM.  The popularity of sports utility vehicles and the lack of progress in passing improved Federal safety standards for cars and trucks made the roadways more deadly. 

Understanding Your Legal Rights After a Slip and Fall Accident in Georgia

January 08, 2021

The Shepherd Rehabilitation Center discovered that falls account for about 30.5% of all spinal cord injuries. In addition to spinal cord injuries, fall victims often endure other injuries. Knee, ankle, wrist, and elbow injuries are common complaints slip and fall accident victims make after a serious fall. These injuries can result in breaks, strains, sprains, torn muscles, ligaments, and tendons. Head injuries like concussions and lacerations are also common. 

New California Law Prompted By the Tragic Kobe Bryant Accident

December 30, 2020

SACRAMENTO, CA - According to, California Governor, Gavin Newsom, approved new legislation making it illegal for first responders to take unofficial photographs of people who have been killed in a crime or accident.  The release of unofficial pictures of the victims' bodies in the tragic Kobe Bryant helicopter accident inspired the legislature to craft the new law.

The "Be Seen!" Safety Campaign May Prevent Pedestrian Accidents

December 28, 2020

Homer Police Ask Pedestrians to Help Avoid Pedestrian Accidents By Being Seen in "Be Seen!" Safety Campaign

Homer, NY - According to an online news article, a concerned citizen and a severe pedestrian accident have inspired the Homer Police Department to launch its "Be Seen!" pedestrian safety campaign.  The "Be Seen!" campaign is designed to remind pedestrians how to "Be Seen!" by drivers in hopes of reducing pedestrian accidents in the community.  The campaign's format provides helpful tips that pedestrians can use to minimize their risk of sustaining an accident while walking, running, and biking.

Positive Train Control (PTC), a Life-Saving Rail Technology, is Still Not Implemented Nationwide

December 22, 2020

In 2008, U.S. lawmakers passed the Rail Safety Improvement Act of 2008.  The act included a requirement to implement new rail safety technology called Positive Train Control (PTC).  The Positive Train Control was supposed to be in place nationwide by 2015.  However, the completion deadline has been delayed twice.  The revised completion date is December 31, 2020, but the project is significantly behind schedule. 

Acrobats Receive a $52.5 Million Settlement in Negligence Lawsuit

December 22, 2020

According to a news story published on, two acrobats received a personal injury settlement of $52.5 million.  The insurers will pay the multi-million dollar settlement.  The two performers were severely injured when the "chandelier-like" suspension apparatus they were suspended from collapsed due to alleged negligent safety practices by the circus staff.  

USDOT Releases its first Pedestrian Safety Action Plan

December 14, 2020

The U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) released the agency's first Pedestrian Safety Action Plan. The plan is designed to reduce the number of pedestrian injuries and fatalities on America's roads. The action plan will be implemented and managed by both the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and overseen by the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) agencies. 

Harden Street Corridor in Five Points Has the Most Pedestrian Accidents in South Carolina

December 07, 2020

South Carolina - According to an online news report, recent South Carolina Department of Transportation studies state that the Harden Street corridor in Five Points has the largest amount of pedestrian and bicycle accidents in South Carolina. There are many safety improvements ready to be implemented in Five Points that will improve pedestrian and bike safety. Because of those numbers, changes are being made.

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