Pedestrian Safety

Pedestrian Accidents and Duty of Care

Pedestrian accidents are a serious problem in Arizona. Statewide statistics show that Arizona is one of the top states in the country for vehicle-pedestrian collisions. Data from 2019 reported 1,842 pedestrian crashes, with 220 deaths and 1,697 injuries (the Arizona Department of Transportation). Most pedestrian accidents would be prevented if everyone obeyed their duties of… read more

Safety Tips for Runners, Walkers and Joggers

Pedestrians are Arizona’s most vulnerable road users. They have the most to lose in traffic accidents. In 2019, the Arizona Department of Transportation reported 1,842 pedestrian collisions throughout the state. Pedestrian accidents in Arizona caused 1,697 injuries (including 356 serious injuries) and 220 deaths. If you are someone who often runs, walks or jogs in… read more

Hitting a Pedestrian That Is Jaywalking

Every year, thousands of pedestrians suffer serious and debilitating injuries in traffic collisions. While negligent and distracted drivers cause many of these accidents, pedestrians can contribute by breaking roadway rules and incorrectly assuming they have the right-of-way. Jaywalking is a dangerous pedestrian practice that involves crossing the street where it may not be safe to… read more

City Walkability Checklist

Walking is one of the most popular ways to get around Arizona. Walking has benefits for both the pedestrian and the environment. A city’s walkability refers to how safe and easy it is to walk or jog within. According to WalkScore.com, Glendale has a walkability score of 40/100. This means it is a car-dependent city… read more

Learn the Basics of Pedestrian Safety

Pedestrians are the road’s most vulnerable users. They are defenseless in collisions with vehicles and can easily suffer catastrophic or fatal injuries. Unfortunately, many drivers in Glendale do not take their responsibilities to pedestrians seriously. In 2017, almost 6,000 pedestrians died in traffic collisions throughout the U.S, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration…. read more