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May 22

As Ft. Worth Opens Back Up, Be Careful Where You Walk

Slip and Falls

It’s an unfortunate fact, but Ft. Worth, Texas ranks in the top 10 cities in the United States for pedestrian accidents.

Now, after months of sheltering in place at home, experts believe the number of pedestrian accidents. While driving a car is like riding a bike, drivers who have been driving significantly less (or not at all) may not be at the top of their game when it’s time to get back out on the roadways.

A primary concern is our programmed attention to look for pedestrians on the road. So if you typically walk to where you need to go, we caution you to be extra careful as Ft. Worth opens back up.

The easiest way to be [...]

Mar 22

Texas Now Ranks 3rd for Pedestrian Accidents

Pedestrian Accidents

When it comes to travel methods, walking is often one of the safest options. Of course, nothing is without its risks, and pedestrians are often subject to unique dangers.

Specifically, pedestrian travelers face a significant risk of being hit by motorists, and especially in Texas. A recent study, in fact, named Texas the third most dangerous state in the union for pedestrian accidents.

This study found not only are accidents on the rise (highest figures in three decades), but the most recent data showed Texas alone had a 12% increase in pedestrian fatalities.

One of the leading causes cited was distracted driving — phones, passengers, radio, etc. were all contributing factors. Another new distraction that may be linked to the [...]

Jan 12

Don’t Let School Zone Drop Offs End in a Pedestrian Accident in TX

Pedestrian Accidents

Now that the holidays are over, it’s back to your regular routine. Getting back in the swing of things can be hard when you’re balancing work, family obligations, and bringing your kids to school. It’s only normal to feel a little distracted when you’re trying to make this transition.

Don’t let that distraction affect your driving, though. School drop-offs are one of the riskiest places most kids see regularly. Be smart, and avoid a pedestrian accident in a school drop off this year.

The Dangers of Texas School Zone Drop Offs

Mixing moving cars with pedestrian kids is always something of a dangerous move. However, it’s impossible to avoid it when handling the logistics of getting your kids to school. [...]

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