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Electric vehicles are unlike other cars, motorcycles, and trucks. They make little sound compared to other motor vehicles. People walking and bicyclists normally have time to get out of the way when a vehicle puts them in danger.
Often times pedestrians are hit by a car and before they even know what happened, the car leaves the scene leaving them injured and confused. Watch this video and find out what you need to do if this happens to you.
Preliminary state traffic data shows that Arizona ranks the second highest state for pedestrian fatalities in 2015 at 1.27 per 100,000 population.
For the first two weeks of March, three pedestrians were killed and 10 were injured in pedestrian related accidents. Learn more about recent pedestrian accidents in Arizona at this link.
Downtown Los Angeles pedestrians might be getting a bit of a break, now that the city has begun to calibrate the timing on the signal boxes just a tad differently. The walk signals will now light up a few seconds before the rest of the lights turn green, allowing pedestrians an extra few moments to begin crossing.
Distracted walking refers to the situation when a pedestrian’s attention is on something other than his or her surroundings. These days, most distracted walking involves pedestrians focusing their attention on cell phones, tablets, or other electronic devices while walking down the street or crossing at intersections.