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Keep pedestrians safe at intersectionsWednesday, February 28, 2018

The majority of fatal pedestrian versus vehicle accidents could and should have been prevented -- especially when they happen at intersections. If drivers were to follow (1) the rules of the road and (2) stay attentive the right way, numerous deaths and catastrophic injuries would be avoided in Maryland. Let's...Click here to read more

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Hit-and-run death investigated in Prince George's CountyThursday, February 22, 2018

Roads are generally safe but they can cause dangerous situations. Any place where cars and trucks are moving quickly can be the scene of a collision, and the close quarters that drivers and walkers find in metropolitan areas of Maryland also make this result more likely. Drivers and pedestrians alike...Click here to read more

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Key risk factors in pedestrian accidentsFriday, January 26, 2018

Pedestrians who understand the dangers of walking near traffic may be interested in knowing what they can do to protect themselves. There is no obligation to go out of their way, of course, as drivers carry an obligation to operate their vehicles in a safe and responsible manner. All too...Click here to read more

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Woman injured by driver fleeing an accident sceneMonday, December 11, 2017

Driving is generally a safe pastime in Maryland, although risks can be higher on high-speed highways and near urban centers. Some minor accidents are little more than inconveniences, but a car colliding with a person can easily cause injury or death. A bizarre incident beginning with a minor car accident...Click here to read more

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Maryland man killed after being hit by carMonday, December 4, 2017

Motor vehicle collisions can be a time-wasting annoyance, a significant financial event or an injurious tragedy. Maryland's cities, towns and farmland can all be the settings for fender benders or worse car accidents, which may even claim a life. Pedestrians and bicyclists face a specifically high risk on the roads...Click here to read more

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Pedestrian safety: It's time to make our roads saferWednesday, November 8, 2017

It's hard to believe, but one pedestrian dies in a traffic accident every two hours in the United States. Between the years of 2003 and 2012, a total of 47,025 pedestrians died in our country. An additional 676,000 were injured. Communities have tried to bring pedestrian death statistics down to...Click here to read more

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2 pedestrians struck in Ocean City in 2 weekendsThursday, October 26, 2017

People have to share roads with all sorts of vehicles. Central and coastal Maryland host a variety of roads and bridges that tie together infrastructure for passengers, shipping and pedestrians alike. Keeping walkways near motor vehicles poses its share of risks to pedestrians. Walkers are in danger from cars that...Click here to read more

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Using a cellphone actually changes the way pedestrians walkThursday, August 24, 2017

Increasingly, people around the world are glued to their cellphones, even when they're crossing the street and should be watching for vehicles and other potential dangers. A recent study conducted in England found that using a cellphone, whether to read, talk or text, actually changes the way a person walks....Click here to read more

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15-year-old killed in Maryland pedestrian accidentMonday, August 21, 2017

It is rare that motor vehicles strike people in the street, as drivers are generally vigilant of any danger to the world around them and pedestrians stick to sidewalks and other safer areas. The odds of a serious injury or death if a pedestrian is involved in a car crash,...Click here to read more

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