new york pedestrian accident

Can Crosswalks Increase the Odds of New York Pedestrian Accidents?

by | July 31st, 2015

As summer break wraps up, children here in upstate New York are preparing to go back to school. For many, this time of year often leads to a focus on pedestrian safety. Last year, officials in the town of Lockport, New York, took action to protect the safety of children as they walk to school […]

New York Pedestrian Accident Count Is Fourth Highest In The Nation

by | February 27th, 2015

Pedestrian safety continues to be a problem in New York after a new report from the Governor’s Highway Safety Association showed our state had one of the highest pedestrian accident counts in the nation. The study was examining trends in the number of pedestrian accidents in each state during the six month period between January-June […]

Funds Requested to Reduce Cycling and Pedestrian Accidents in New York

by William Mattar | February 6th, 2015

Thenumber of bicyclists and pedestrians on New York’s roads continues to increase, but funding to support projects creating a safer environment for these commuters continues to get cut. In response, dozens of advocates for pedestrian and cycling safety descended upon Albany this week to bring awareness to the dangers roads and highways pose to walkers […]

New York Lawmakers Seek Funds to Prevent Pedestrian and Bicycle Accidents

by | March 11th, 2014

March 10, 2014 Pedestrians and cyclists in New York face a significant risk of being injured or killed as the result of a collision with a motor vehicle each time they travel on a roadway. In fact, the state Department of Motor Vehicles reports that in 2012, a total of 16,261 individuals were injured and […]

High Number of New York Pedestrian Accidents Prompts Concerns for Safety and Prevention

by | January 29th, 2014

January 29, 2014 Pedestrian safety has become a serious concern for many New York citizens, considering the New York Department of Motor Vehicles estimates there were a total of 15,832 collisions between motor vehicles and pedestrians in the state in 2012 . These incidents resulted in 316 fatalities and 16,261 others being seriously injured. The […]

New Study Shows Pedestrian Safety Improvements Make a Difference

by | January 16th, 2013

Jan. 16, 2013 A new study shows that the use of warning systems and other traffic control technologies around schools in New York is effective in reducing the number of Pedestrian Accidents in those areas. An article published by Reuters Health discussed the study in detail and what its results mean. Researchers at Columbia University […]

Troy pedestrian accident victim dies Sunday

by William Mattar | November 27th, 2007

November 27, 2007 A woman who was injured in a Troy pedestrian accident on Nov. 17 has passed away, according to the Albany Times Union. The 46-year-old New York pedestrian accident victim was crossing the street around 7:30 p.m. when she was struck by a northbound vehicle. The man who caused the accident cooperated with […]