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Pedestrian Accidents Archives

How can Maryland roadways be made safer for pedestrians?

In Maryland, pedestrian accidents are a daily occurrence. Unfortunately, it can have a huge effect on an entire community and can involve not only injury but also death. It doesn't matter what age you are or whether you are the driver or the pedestrian. Many of the pedestrian accidents are due to drunkenness or carelessness. Education is one answer to the dilemma of who has the right of way.

Pedestrian in critical condition in Maryland after accident

Being a pedestrian in a busy Maryland city like Baltimore can be frightening. You must constantly be on your guard when crossing the street, walking on the side of the road or simply strolling on a sidewalk. One man had this fact solidified for him on Wednesday, August 20.

Pedestrian accident leaves 1 dead in Maryland

When you take a walk, you have a level of comfort that you will reach your destination in one piece. In actuality, being a pedestrian in Maryland doesn't always ensure you will be safe. Sadly, there is a chance you will be involved in a pedestrian accident. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, in 2009, 4,092 people perished due to being struck by a vehicle.

Pedestrian accidents in Maryland leads to changes on U.S. 1

In College Park, Maryland, there is a problem. A spate of pedestrian accidents has brought out experts who are calling for new lighting, signs and a media campaign to help students who attend the University of Maryland practice safe street crossing.

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