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Category Archives: Pedestrian Accident

  • New York City Mayor Reducing Traffic Deaths

    Posted By David Hernandez || July 29, 2014

    Every New York City resident knows that on streets crowded daily with so many people, bicycles, cars, cabs, and motorcycles safety is an issue. Dozens of accidents and injuries happen on a daily basis in our city — but there is a movement to bring those numbers down to zero. Mayor Bill de Blasio has developed a plan to eliminate ...
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  • NHTSA Video: Avoiding Pedestrian Accidents

    Posted By David Hernandez || June 4, 2014

    Did you know that in 2010, 4,280 pedestrians were killed in traffic crashes? In 2011, an estimated 69,000 pedestrians were injured across the U.S., and 11,000 of those were 14 years old and younger (NHTSA). Why are so many people injured annually in pedestrian accidents? In many instances, it is due to the negligent behavior of the driver ( distracted ...
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  • Man Seriously Injured after Being Hit by Police Car

    Posted By David Hernandez || June 2, 2014

    Pedestrian accidents are a serious issue in Brooklyn as well as across the entire state. A recent pedestrian accident that caught media attention occurred in Yonkers, New York, last month as a radio patrol car left a pedestrian with broken bones and internal injuries. According to a report from lohud.com, the police cruiser was transporting two prisoners to the city ...
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  • NYC DOT Launches Reckless Driving Ad Campaign

    Posted By David Hernandez || January 29, 2014

    Reckless driving is a serious problem in New York, tragically taking the lives of countless pedestrians, bicyclists, and motorists. According to the New York City Department of Transportation, reckless driving accounts for 40 percent of all fatalities in NYC car crashes. Drivers who operate their vehicle negligently or carelessly by speeding, failing to yield to pedestrians, or moving their attention ...
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  • Statistics Show Accident Dangers to New York City Pedestrians, Bicyclists

    Posted By David Hernandez || February 11, 2013

    Pedestrian accidents are and bicycle accidents are a major problem in New York City. Preliminary statistics show that last year 155 pedestrians and cyclists were killed in traffic accidents and more than 15,000 sustained injuries. Many of these injuries and deaths occurred in Brooklyn. According to the state Department of Motor Vehicles, there were 41 pedestrians and seven bicyclists killed ...
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