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It’s never too early to cross the street safely

Posted on September 15, 2016 in
As a pedestrian, crossing the street always comes with some level of risk. That risk is typically higher on a busy road, but when you step out into any lane of traffic, it’s important to be aware of your surroundings. While many parents might not think about street-crossing safety for little ones, it’s never...
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Pedestrians can be seriously injured in car accidents

Posted on August 4, 2016 in
All car accidents can lead to serious injuries, but when those accidents involve a pedestrian, the injuries can easily turn life-threatening. Many pedestrians follow proper safety protocol when they are walking. The problem that might come into the picture when a pedestrian is stuck by a car is that the driver of the car...
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Atlanta’s obstructed sidewalks are a risk for pedestrians

Posted on June 17, 2016 in
Across the city of Atlanta, sidewalk obstructions cause increased risks for the many pedestrians who navigate the city on foot. While city code does require that sidewalks be kept passable if at all possible, developers and others routinely block sidewalks for construction or repair.One reason sidewalks can be so easily blocked is that there...
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Understanding laws can prevent pedestrian accidents

Posted on April 19, 2016 in
Pedestrian accidents happen in every city and state, including Atlanta, Georgia. These often result in severe injuries that adversely affect the individuals suffering them for decades. For that reason, it is important to know the laws about pedestrians.One key thing has been true since 1995. That year, the Georgia legislature made a key change...
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Safety tips for using crosswalks

Posted on April 6, 2016 in
Pedestrians get hit by motorcycles, cars, trucks, and other vehicles every year. Due to the size and weight disparity between the vehicles and the pedestrians, the injuries suffered are often severe. This is often the fault of the vehicle driver, who may have been speeding or driving under the influence. It may also be...
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