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Recent Pedestrian Accidents in Atlanta: What You Need to Know

By Sarah Creel |

According to the Georgia Governor’s Office of Highway Safety, the state of Georgia  has seen a shocking 60 percent increase in pedestrian deaths in the past five years. Many of these are likely linked to distracted driving. Though distracted driving is decreasing thanks to new hands-free laws in Georgia, there are still too many… Read More »

People of Color Over-Represented Among Pedestrians Killed

By Aaron Marks |

“In certain places, this disparity is especially stark. In North Dakota, Native Americans are 5 percent of the population, but account for nearly 38 percent of pedestrian deaths.”

Hospitals Seeing Numerous Injuries from E-Scooter Accidents

By Aaron Marks |

Atlanta, like other major cities across the US, has seen an influx of electric scooters in recent months. E-scooters, also known under the names of the operating companies such as Bird, Lime, and Spin, are an inexpensive motorized transportation option that users can easily rent using a smartphone. However, their popularity has come at… Read More »

Massive Rise in Georgia Pedestrian Deaths

By Aaron Marks |

Pedestrian deaths are rising across the nation, and Georgia is no exception. New statistics show that startling numbers of Georgia residents are dying in pedestrian accidents. In addition, hit-and-run accidents have become a major problem in the state and across the nation. Read on to learn more about the problem of pedestrian fatalities and… Read More »

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