Why Do Pedestrian Accidents Happen in Texas?

Pedestrian Accidents

The Governor’s Highway Safety Association says that the most substantial factor contributing to pedestrian accidents is cell phone usage while driving. This is just one example of inattentive driving among a host of them: eating, programming a GPS or map application, messing with your audio system… and inattentive driving is just one reason for pedestrian accidents.

The majority of pedestrian accidents that occur in Texas fall under one of the following six common categories:

  • Inattentive Driving
  • Aggressive & Reckless Driving
  • Driving When You Shouldn’t
  • Poor Visibility
  • Premises Pedestrian Accidents
  • Pedestrian Precipitated Events

If you or someone you love has sustained serious injury as a pedestrian and you believe another’s negligence is responsible, a knowledgeable Weatherford personal injury lawyer experienced in [...]