Archive for October, 2014

Asleep at the Wheel

It’s not exactly distraction but it can be just as deadly. Driving while drowsy is a big threat to pedestrians. According to the organizations tha...

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The Deadliest Day of the Year?

What’s the single worst day for your kids to be out walking around? The one day that child pedestrian fatalities spike?
According to the National ...

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Life Saving Features No Longer A Luxury

Wouldn’t it be something if a car could avert an accident before it happened? If it could sense impending danger, not just to the driver and passen...

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Living Dangerously … Accidentally.

Do you know what group is the least likely to say: TGIF? Pedestrians! Friday is the most dangerous day of the week for pedestrians. And guess whi...

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Your Own Personal Crosswalk App

After attending far too many pedestrian/vehicle collisions, two San Francisco firefighters decided more needed to be done to help keep pedestrians saf...

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Rock; Paper; Scissors – Pedestrian; Bicycle; Vehicle

In a collision between a vehicle and a pedestrian, the pedestrian always loses. Always. The pedestrian may survive, but there will permanent consequ...

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Pedestrian Roulette

If a hiker coats himself with honey then rolls in bacon bits, no one is surprised when he’s attacked by a bear. Yet when a pedestrian, dressed al...

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